When my bag is on a train/bus/car/plane/the floor I find I need 100% of the items contained within. When I am carrying my bag the following happens… first 5 minutes = 10% becomes useless rubbish, 10 mins later that increases to 50%, by 25 minutes of bag carrying all I want is my passport and… Continue reading Applied Mathematics for Travellers:
Day 2 (this is not a daily diary type blog I promise) Delhi is biiiiiiiiiiig like ‘don’t-even-bother-walking-coz-you-ain’t-gonna-make-it’ type big. We, being novices, have no idea about this and begin with walking around New Delhi… ha, fools. The craft market, India Gate, the Taj Mahal Hotel (don’t bother: nice to look at but 600 Rs for… Continue reading Delhi: new & old
Delhi-Jodhpur-Udaipur-Jojawar-Pushkar-Jaipur-Ranthambore-Agra-Delhi-Rishikesh-Varanasi-Kolkata Let’s start at the beginning of the end… The final week in London, a terrific day on Sunday in The Engineer, with some of my favourite people ever, ending of course in total drunkenness and talking nonsense… The rest of the week was packing (massively over-packing more like) and giving away belongings and more… Continue reading December in India
I’m in London right now. It’s Monday. It’s late. I’m sitting on the tube, heading home. It’s raining. In June… (this is not surprising to anyone who lives in England). My friend Sarah invited me to a podcast recording in Kings Cross on the spur of the moment and I thought, why not? It’s… Continue reading The beginnings of a blog (sitting on a slow train home)
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