flopskipsanddumps!

My darling brother thinks I’m too nice!!!  He reckons I’ll never go viral unless I toughen up.  To help with the process he has coined this wonderful corruption of my blog title. I promised him I’d do my best! But …. nothing …. I’m drawing a blank here….. You see, when it comes to travel […]

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My Top 10 of Everything – Tell-Tale signs of a Travel Addict!

What about you – do you think about travel ALL the time?   Do you eat, sleep and breath new trips.  Does the following list sum up your existence?…   1. When you buy a newspaper you read the travel supplement before checking the headline.   2. Your suitcase is never put back in the attic. […]

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Vignettes from a Lifetime of Travel

L is for Landscape So what do Morocco,  Jordan,  Oman,  Namibia,  Utah,  Arizona and  Mexico have in common? Answer – I love them! And why do I love them? Answer – Because they’re not exactly very green! Don’t get me wrong – I love green.  I’m surrounded by it.  Ireland is famous in poetry and […]

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Vignettes from a Lifetime of Travel

  K is for Komodo Dragon   I’ve had a travel list – mostly in my head – for a long as I can remember.   Like all meaningful travel lists,  its constantly evolving and never shortens.   There are destinations on it now that literally did not exist for me as a traveler even a decade […]

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