Category Archives: Travel

MR JUMA’S LUNCH-BOX

WHAT TO WEAR ON HOLIDAY SO AS NOT TO OFFEND THE LOCALS IS A MATTER OF DISPUTE, BUT MY OWN CONSIDERABLE TRAVELS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SHOW IT IS SELDOM THE REVERSE. A good example is Mr Juma, an octopus fisherman … Continue reading

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On a Wing and a Wave

¬†Many years ago, wanting to break the long flight from Sydney to London, I decided to stop in Goa, on the west coast of India. The Oberoi Hotel at Bogmallo Beach had been a comfortable base and while Goa was … Continue reading

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WATCHING CNN IN DAR ES-SALAAM

  CNN was part of my old travelling life. I have watched its broadcasts in everything from five-star hotels to Uzbek tea-houses; even in Bedouin tents on a television plugged into a generator. CNN provided entertainment when it was unsafe … Continue reading

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