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[…]

Exploring Robert Louis Stevenson's Zone: Westbourne & Alum Chine, Bournemouth, Dorset, England

Exploring Robert Louis Stevenson’s Zone: Westbourne & Alum Chine Top 10, Bournemouth, Dorset, England

You might have read some of my previous articles on Bournemouth, Poole and Hampshire on here. This part of England’s South Coast has a lot to offer the everyday tourist and long term nostalgic culture struck backpacker. This short article is all about Westbourne and Alum Chine. These are two districts in the west part of Read more about Exploring Robert Louis Stevenson’s Zone: Westbourne & Alum Chine Top 10, Bournemouth, Dorset, England[…]

Backpacking in England: Top 5 Sights in Gloucester

The city of Gloucester sits proud and unknown to most backpackers that venture to England. A few things have put this city on the map and there is no longer a need to neglect it. I didn’t, so you shouldn’t either. Gloucester is the capital city of the county of Gloucestershire. I was actually in Read more about Backpacking in England: Top 5 Sights in Gloucester[…]

The Freaky Madness Continues: Jack Barmby, Grodig, BLAIR ADAMS, Stephen Rea and J Jenner

About 20 months ago I wrote a story of a ten year freaky journey (2004 – 2014) between two people – Lee Adams AKA Lock in Lee and myself Jonny Blair. The journey was hard to explain, as basically Lee and I, when in each other’s company encourage random freaky events that neither of us Read more about The Freaky Madness Continues: Jack Barmby, Grodig, BLAIR ADAMS, Stephen Rea and J Jenner[…]