Five Countries That Border the UK, That You Might Not Have Heard Of!

Are you serious? There are five countries that border the United Kingdom/Queendom and we have never heard of them? What are they? How can we get there? Do we need visas or passports? I decided to head on a journey round 5 unrecognised nations within the British Isles, whackpack them and write about them! OK Read more about Five Countries That Border the UK, That You Might Not Have Heard Of![…]

Interview with Ron Hands

Interview with 83 Year Old Blogger Ron Hands in Southbourne, Dorset, England: Author of ‘Growing Up With War’

“Bring a smile. It’s a winner.” – Ron Hands, 2016. If nothing on this site ever inspires you, perhaps this one can. It was a joy, privilege, and honour to meet up with, interview and sink beer with Ron Hands. Ron is an 83 year old blogger and can tell a story or too. Ron Read more about Interview with 83 Year Old Blogger Ron Hands in Southbourne, Dorset, England: Author of ‘Growing Up With War’[…]

Working Wednesdays: Churning Compost with Good Gym at the Skip Garden, London, England

Working Wednesdays: Churning Compost with Good Gym at the Skip Garden, London, England

As a backlog of jobs and working experiences builds up in my zany lifestyle, I felt the need to jot this one down while it’s fresh in my memory. Two weeks ago when I arrived back in London, England I was hanging out with long term friend, busy body, overall good guy and the best Read more about Working Wednesdays: Churning Compost with Good Gym at the Skip Garden, London, England[…]

Secret Senegal: Dean Court to Dakar Part 1 - Goodbye the Portman, Up the Cherries

Secret Senegal: Dean Court to Dakar – Goodbye the Portman, Up the Cherries #MSMLostLuggage

“Number 8 number 8 Harry Arter.” – North Stand lads, Dean Court. So the crazy journey to Senegal started at Dean Court, it was a simple Dean Court to Dakar adventure and what better way to kickstart my no luggage journey with Money Supermarket.com than a visit to Dean Court. Dean Court in Boscombe, England Read more about Secret Senegal: Dean Court to Dakar – Goodbye the Portman, Up the Cherries #MSMLostLuggage[…]

Backpacking in Lovely: Top 12 Sights on a Day Tour of This Lunatic Country

Backpacking in Lovely: Top 13 Sights on a Day Tour of This Lunatic Country in London, England

“Isn’t it a lovely day? My patio’s on fire” – Gorky’s Zygotic Mynchi. When I returned to London in April 2016, it was time for another trip to an unrecognised country – the Kingdom of Lovely. Yet again, people are wondering where it is, and indeed whether it is a legitimate country or not. The Read more about Backpacking in Lovely: Top 13 Sights on a Day Tour of This Lunatic Country in London, England[…]

Backpacking in Lovely: An Introduction to Yet Another Off The Wall Country

Backpacking in Lovely: An Introduction to Yet Another Off The Wall Country

Reading yet more travel blogs recently on travellers backpacking through the usual suspects (Tieland, Oztrail E-a, Calm Bow Dea and Untied States)  just doesn’t do anything for me anymore. I’m totally bored by it. And I’m completely bored by the whole “is it a real country?” question. So on my latest adventure, I headed with my Read more about Backpacking in Lovely: An Introduction to Yet Another Off The Wall Country[…]

My Stay at the Yotel in Gatwick Airport, London, England

Imagine having a 24 hour transit in Gatwick Airport and wondering what to do. Well, actually, this is the type of thing I should have been doing for years. Relaxing. Here at the Yotel in Gatwick Airport in 2015, was the first ever time for me to stay in an airport hotel. In 2015, I Read more about My Stay at the Yotel in Gatwick Airport, London, England[…]

Working Wednesdays: Union Crew Rep for Freshers at Bournemouth University, England

Working Wednesdays: Union Crew Rep for Freshers at Bournemouth University, England

In my ongoing series detailing all the jobs I have done, I’m slowly getting through the back catalogue. I have done quite a few volunteer jobs down the years and haven’t got round to writing about them all. They are a great way to meet people, help others, improve yourself socially and mentally and you Read more about Working Wednesdays: Union Crew Rep for Freshers at Bournemouth University, England[…]

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