Category Archives: Travel

So what for Soweto?

I recall as a 14 year old child the news reports of trouble in South Africa and graphic images on the TV showing white policemen with dogs, bursting out of armoured cars and shooting at terrified black people running for … Continue reading

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Lotus Evora IPS – First Drive

“No man is an island” claimed the 16th century English poet John Donne and now, in the 21st century, neither is a Norfolk based sports car manufacturer. With only 2000 Evoras sold in the UK since its 2009 launch, clearly … Continue reading

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God Bless Dubai

Because international travel is just not stressful enough, the good people of the United Arab Emirates have seen fit to add a new twist to help raise the blood pressure of the average chap just that little bit more. Emirates … Continue reading

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That’s an amazing cock

If you found this post through some dodgy search engine terms, then I’m afraid you may be in for a disappointment. This post is about chickens and telling the time. This morning, I was woken by a cockerel. Nothing to … Continue reading

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There are no sacred cows

The last time I visited India, I was working for an American owned company. Back then, every 18  months or so, some fresh-faced VP from our Atlanta HQ would appear amongst us in a great puff of email, wielding his mighty spreadsheet and … Continue reading

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The Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4

To drive the new 2009 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 you need to be all of three things. First, not in the least bit shy, second, short – we’ll get to that later and third, rich – that goes without saying.  The … Continue reading

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A Passage To India

I leave home for the airport kissing goodbye to my wife (1), kids (2), cats (4) and any chance of regular bowel movements (0). Catch a flight from Brussels to Zurich for my connection on to Mumbai. Regular travellers know … Continue reading

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