• Glow with the Flow

    Glow with the Flow

    Here’s a sneak preview of my latest article published in 72&Rising Magazine.   There are lots of other great articles in this brilliant magazine and some absolutely spectacular photography. So make sure you download the latest edition – Volume 3.3 OUT NOW! Don’t miss out....

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  • Living Spain Magazine Story

    Living Spain Magazine Story

    Have a read of my latest article published this month in Living Spain Magazine: Roaming around Ronda. I totally fell in love with little gorgeous southern Spanish hill town and will probably put up another blog post about it too in the near future. Here’s a link to the whole story :  FinalPDF_...

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  • Istanbul Odyssey: A Turkish Delight

    Istanbul Odyssey: A Turkish Delight

    Two weeks ago I returned from a fabulous, but all too brief, holiday in Turkey, during which time I spent 4 days in Istanbul. When I returned I immediately set about capturing my enthusiasm for this amazing city in a blog post (read below). Then just as I was about to post this on the website, the f...

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  • Malaga’s Feria de Agosto

    Malaga’s Feria de Agosto

    Like a moth to a naked flame, I am irrepressibly drawn to the carnival sounds of a horn section giving Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” a vigorous Latin-inspired lift. Gathered around the brass band is a sea of happy revellers, singing and dancing in the street. A mass of arms, holding hats and flut...

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Oxfordians we become!

We’re in our new home in Oxford! And it’s pouring down with rain outside (who would have thought?), but at least it has given me the chance to put pen to paper, so to speak. My last few days in Israel were lovely and hot (it got u...

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Israel Isreally Sababa (part 2)

The Sea of Galilee (Ha Kinneret), is not a sea at all, but rather the largest body of fresh water in Israel (it supplies almost all of Israel’s drinking water, and some of Jordan’s as well). It is also the place where legend has i...

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Israel Isreally Sababa (part 1)

It has been eight years since I last stepped foot in Israel. Almost enough time to forget how crazy, diverse and beautiful the holy land is. But it has taken just five days here for me to be amply reminded of just how much I love...

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The Journey Begins

So the journey has begun. I have departed my beloved homeland, and begun the voyage first to the spiritual heartland (Israel), then onwards to the fabled motherland (England). Having begun with so flowery an introduction, I have t...

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