What the hell am I doing drinking in LA at 27?

I arrived in Los Angeles, California, having changed planes and had a pint briefly at Dallas Fort Worth Airport. I also recall meeting an English guy who kindly let me sit down beside him. We discussed football, I said I was a Bournemouth fan, he was more of an England fan rather than a club Read more about What the hell am I doing drinking in LA at 27?[…]

Statue of Liberty, New York City (2007)

New York: Empire State Halo

“All free souls beware; a moon is in my head” sings Echo and the Bunnymen’s Ian McCullough back in 1997. I never had any ambition to visit New York. As a kid I had often admired the Empire State Building, as an adult I had always resented the whole “America [sic] is the best” thing, Read more about New York: Empire State Halo[…]

Stepping Stones to Canada: Toronto

“You might not believe me. But I know I walked; on stepping stones, to Canada.” – Jonny Blair (2001) I first visited Canada in 2001, checking out Toronto, Niagara and Winnipeg. I was there with family, mainly for my cousin Alison’s wedding, but we decided to see the sights as well. I promised when I Read more about Stepping Stones to Canada: Toronto[…]