There are some great places to eat in Edinburgh. And some less great ones. Here are capsule reviews of some of the places we ate at on our recent trip to the city. Rendezvous We usually arrive in Edinburgh on Friday evening and this is a good default choice close to the place where we… Continue reading Eating in Edinburgh
Last weekend we were in Edinburgh. We had a very lazy weekend doing almost nothing except walking from hotel to restaurant to pub. I thought you might be interested in reading about the places where we ate and drank. The Golden Dragon, Castle St. It was late when we got to Edinburgh, so we just… Continue reading Edinburgh Reviews
I’m currently in Lisbon for YAPC Europe. I very nearly didn’t make it. I flew out on Friday and on Friday morning, about three hours before I was supposed to leave the house, I discovered that my passport was missing. I realise, of course, that looking for your passport on the day that you are… Continue reading Support From The Internet
Rather appropriate, I thought, given yesterday’s transport chaos. [Bus slogan generator]
Perhaps I need to travel a little faster. Or more often. Or something. The new Dopplr profiles are fun.
A few day ago, I noticed this Russian blog entry which used one of my photos of Montserrat. When adding the link to Delicious I commented that it would be good if could read Russian so that I understood what was being said. (Another) Dave reminded me that Google has a translation service which claims… Continue reading Translating from Russian
About nine years ago I was on holiday in Somerset with my wife and stepdaughter. As part of that holiday we visited Cheddar Gorge and, in particular, the caves there. Whilst wandering round the show caves is all very interesting, my stepdaughter’s attention was grabbed by the fact that they also ran “adventure caving” trips… Continue reading Colossal Caving Adventure
Did ya miss me? Been off touring New Zealand for a few weeks (Mr Torkington, that’s a beautiful country you have there). Got home just before midnight last night (about three hours later than expected due to flight delays). Not entirely sure what time of day it is, but I’ll be catching up over the… Continue reading Hi Honey, I’m Home
I mentioned yesterday that we’re off to New Zealand in ten days time. If anyone’s interested, here’s the itinerary (all dates in August): Sun 5th Leave UK Mon 6th Arrive Singapore Tue 7th Singapore Wed 8th Leave Singapore Thu 9th Arrive Christchurch Fri 10th Christchurch Sat 11th Christchurch to Queenstown Sun 12th Queenstown Mon 13th… Continue reading New Zealand
Los Hombres, Havana Still slowly organising the photos from the christmas cruise. Here is a set of photos from Havana and here’s a collection that will eventually contain all of the cruise sets.