Monthly Archives: April 2015

Bicycles as Art

For some time now I have been a regular subscriber to The New Yorker. Not only to I get the magazine every week, delivered electronically to my iPad with a little ‘ping’ every Monday evening, but I even have an external New Yorker hard-drive, given to me by my wife some years ago, containing their…

Nineteen Years…

Take a look at us in this old photograph in Western Australia’s giant karri forest – nineteen years ago when I was cycling around Australia on what was the adventure of a lifetime and, as it turned out, the start of a long and colourful career writing for National Geographic. Ian Lloyd, the photographer who…

My Town

Hastings East Sussex England

Not so very long ago I wrote an essay for the National Geographic website about Hastings, England. It was published this weekend. You can read it here. Somehow the photo editor bobbled the illustrative side of things.  Since the essay links to my blog I thought I would put a short gallery of images together…