inspiration for the not-so-young

Journey to Japan

I had a family bereavement in late 2017, and in December that year, I decided i wanted to get away for a break, ...

Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

No visit to Vietnam is complete without seeing something of the more recent history, and in particular, what we call ...

Keeping healthy when travelling

Some people have asked me about keeping healthy when travelling, so this is my very personal take on the ...

My TV debut!

I never, in a million years, ever thought I would write a title like this one! But it really did happen, and this is ...

Saga of Burkina Faso

I'm writing this from a departure gate in Addis Ababa airport, and it's 04.00am UK time. I want to share with you the ...

Reflections on 2014 Trip to Ecuador and Peru.

johnny ward mum maura ward

The problem with a post like this is where to begin because so much has happened in the last month that my head is ...