Introducing 20 Dreams: A Great Game To Play At Home

Introducing 20 Dreams: A Excellent New Game To Play At Home

Lockdown has taken its toll, travel doesn’t really exist anymore, meeting your mates “down the pub” is done on zoom, so what next? We need new and exciting ideas for things to do without going outside – things to keep us occupied in the safety of our own homes, even if it means being mask Read more about Introducing 20 Dreams: A Excellent New Game To Play At Home[…]

Your Entire Life By Year In Less Than Five Words Per Year

Sunday’s Inspiration: Your Entire Life By Year In Two Words Per Year

“Fear was the fear of being what we had become” – Highly Likely. I hate being concise, succinct, slow and ill informed. I love deep thought. I buzz off a puzzle. Which fucking footballer is this? It’s a teaser that took me 3 minutes to compose but it stumped 100,000 football fans for over 6 Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: Your Entire Life By Year In Two Words Per Year[…]

World Travellers: Priyanka Gupta From On My Canvas

World Travellers: Priyanka Gupta From On My Canvas

The latest in my World Travellers series is Priyanka Gupta from the On My Canvas. Who are you? I’m Priyanka Gupta. A software engineer by education, and once an investment banker, now I’m a writer, solo traveler, and art lover. About a decade ago, I graduated with a B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from Read more about World Travellers: Priyanka Gupta From On My Canvas[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 9 Bars in Maseru, Lesotho

“Work is the curse of the drinking classes” – Oscar Wilde. The Kingdom of Lesotho is often deemed “The Kingdom in the Sky”, a moniker it totally merits due to its lofty altitude. On my first visit to Southern Africa in 2011, I somehow skipped this place, preferring to backpack overland from South Africa to Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 9 Bars in Maseru, Lesotho[…]

Backpacking Centurion Hat-trick

Sunday’s Inspiration: The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

“The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1839. As we whackpack our way through a year tarnished in global excrement, things don’t get any easier. There’s just over a month of 2020 left. What have we learned? Personally, I didn’t learn anything other than what I already knew. But I did more Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Grzaniec / Grzane Piwo (Polish Hot Beer) in Poznań, Poland

Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Grzaniec / Grzane Piwo (Polish Hot Beer) in Poznań, Poland

“It’s a hot beer and it’s really tasty” – my travel friend. When I first heard about “hot beer”, I was somewhat surprised. The reason being that I have always been a guy who likes a good old cold beer. On my travels around the world, I drank cold beer in as many countries as Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Grzaniec / Grzane Piwo (Polish Hot Beer) in Poznań, Poland[…]

Sunday's Inspiration: Maybe The Strangeness Only Ever Was To Hide Ourselves From Some Kind of Happiness

Sunday’s Inspiration: Maybe The Strangeness Only Ever Was To Hide Ourselves From Some Kind of Happiness

“Maybe the strangeness only ever was to hide ourselves from some kind of happiness” – Manic Street Preachers. So the five year gap has finally happened. This week I hit another sentimental and perhaps unwanted milestone on my wacaday journey. 21st August 2020 saw a five year story come back to haunt and for another Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: Maybe The Strangeness Only Ever Was To Hide Ourselves From Some Kind of Happiness[…]

Friday's Featured Food: Irish Dining At Its Finest

Friday’s Featured Food: Irish Dining At Its Finest

I remember back to the late 1980s when a pizza restaurant (Piccola Pizzeria) first opened in my hometown of Bangor in Northern Ireland. It was totally amazing for me to try a foreign food for the first time. Chinese restaurants followed and sadly so did DickMonald’s (in 1992) and suddenly it wasn’t only Irish, Scottish Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Irish Dining At Its Finest[…]

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