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A More Connected World?

Fear is rife. Isolation is inWe Live In A More Connected and Yet More Divided World, Than Ever BeforeWith affordable global air travel, the internet and telecommunications, we are more connected than ever in the history of the world. Yet it seems that as residents of...

When This All Ends…..

It Too Shall PassWhen this all ends, I would like to see these changes Polio, malaria, typhoid, ebola, the 1918 epidemic etc and now Covid19 are all products of poverty and/or poor education. We are learning too, that they  disproportionately affect and are...

On This Brexit Day

Sunset.  Gold at the end of the rainbow? Hope.  A crazy dive.  Crossroads.  Walls. Views on Brexit On this Brexit Day…. My View has remained unchanged ever since the untimely and ill understood Referendum. Economic reviews have really not changed. Obviously. The...

School in Sierra Leone

FollowFollow School DetailsStarted in late 2016 this school now has, as of January 2019, 297 children enrolled with 6 teachers (3 are volunteers).  The school has 6 classrooms, teachers room, small Heads office, teacher toilet and a block of childrens toilets complete...

Europe

Gdansk Poland, waterfront                                                 Europe: Ancient and Modern Finland Finland By Train Hull Hull Stockholm Stockholm York York Ypres Ypres Berney Arms Berney Arms Berlin Berlin Leipzig Leipzig Dessau Dessau Dresden Dresden Isle...

Asia

Asia Searching for..... Routes Beyond The Challenges Facing Asia Shimla Shimla  Mumbai Mumbai Bandung Jakarta to Bandung Seoul Seoul & DMZ Mount Sinai Melbourne Melbourne Japan Japan By Rail Asia Posts“Weather about to get better – it’s going to rain”...

Hope in a Small Country

So this looks like just the country that is recovering from Ebola, mudslides that killed thousands, a 12 year civil war and is in the bottom few of any measure, financial or quality of life, of any country? Hope In A Small African Country War, famine, corruption,...

Disconnected Yet Connected

We Live In A More Connected and Yet More Divided World, Than Ever Before Above – ‘We are all going to the same place”. Right  – “Passing By”   “With affordable global air travel, the internet and telecommunications.. …we...

Overtourism

Overtourism I'd just spent 18 hours climbing Mount Washington, seen almost nobody. Then you get to the top and it is packed! Hot Spots Having climbed for about 14 hours and seen virtually no one, it seems odd to victoriously crest the summit of Mount Washington, New...

Overtourism

Going to Routes Beyond because of Overtourism! Overtourism Travel, and hence interaction between different peoples is surely, overwhelmingly, a good thing from many viewpoints, particularly in avoidance of conflict due to knowledge and affinity. Had mass tourism been...

Opinion

In My Opinion This is an archive of posts and reviews on various topics. Opinion Posts MenuWhen This All Ends….. On This Brexit Day Building a School in Sierra Leone Overtourism A Global, Common Theme, Witnessed First Hand Hope in a Small African Country Cruising. In...