Category: Mishaps

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Dengue Is Not My Bitch

Having been bar reviewing, on and off, since the late Jurassic, I rarely get hangovers. But the one in Singapore was a corker. The aching...

Snake

So I Found a Cobra in My Bedroom

I’m normally fairly sanguine about snakes. Well, about as sanguine as a Briton can be. We don’t really have snakes in Britain, by which I...

Puppy looking terrified on the beach.

Bali Stories: Winnie (Part 1)

In Bali, one often acquires a pet without really thinking about it. In fact, once known in the neighbourhood as a soft touch, folk can...

HDR motorbike by Bev Goodwin on Flickr's Creative Commons.

Different for Girls

There comes a time in every woman’s life when you realise that travelling just IS different for girls. For me, this little epiphany happened en...

Black and white retro burglar alarm.

Settling Down, Take Two

The first week of school passes mainly in a frenzy of house-hunting. That is to say: stabbing at the Facebookz like a starving lab-rat, visiting...