herm island morning ferry

World Borders: Getting The Guernsey to Herm Ferry, Channel Islands (St. Peter Port to Herm Harbour)

I have spoken about my time touring the Channel Islands before and the magic of it will never leave me. Islands like Herm and Sark are just truly remote travel gems that had me totally inspired. I talked about getting the Guernsey to Sark ferry before and about my time touring Sark, but I didn’t Read more about World Borders: Getting The Guernsey to Herm Ferry, Channel Islands (St. Peter Port to Herm Harbour)[…]

tractor trailer sark channel islands

World Borders: How to Get From Guernsey to Sark, Channel Islands

I got to do the Channel Islands on the cheap a few years back. Hotel discounts, boat discounts and travelling there almost every day for 6 months while working as a Steward for Condor Ferries! I worked on a few different routes, mostly Poole (England) to Cherbourg (France) and Poole to Guernsey and then onwards Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Guernsey to Sark, Channel Islands[…]

Jonny Blair worked on cross channel ferries and smuggled a spear gun into Guernsey!

The Day I…Smuggled A Spear Gun Into Guernsey

In my series of “The Day I…”, I detail random stories from my decade of nomadery. I spent two summers working on ferries (Isle of Wight, Lymington, Poole, Weymouth, Cherbourg, St. Malo, Guernsey, Jersey) and those jobs threw up some very amusing stories. So, one day I…smuggled a spear gun into Guernsey. As you do, Read more about The Day I…Smuggled A Spear Gun Into Guernsey[…]

Jonny Blair working on the gangway on cross channel ferries in 2009

Working Wednesdays: The Easiest Job In The World – ‘Gangway Man’

When you move around a lot, you jobs change often and perhaps the best job I ever had was when I worked on ferries – being paid to travel must be good! So this week’s Working Wednesday comes from my time being ‘Gangway Man’ on the ferries. While some people hate thinking about their jobs, Read more about Working Wednesdays: The Easiest Job In The World – ‘Gangway Man’[…]

Working Wednesdays: A Quick Post About My Time at Condor Ferries

2009 was a sad time in my life and this job would have been a dream job for me had I stopped and realised how amazing it actually was. Serving customers on board cross channel ferries was surely a dream come true. In the future I will write properly and more detailed account of life Read more about Working Wednesdays: A Quick Post About My Time at Condor Ferries[…]