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Parallels

Whilst walking on the beach this morning I spotted these two insignificant objects washed up, directly side by side. Noticing they were similar in size and shape, and just two inches apart, it got me thinking about parallels. An old…

Airports Yesterday, Supermalls Today

It’s been happening for years now: airports are becoming the 21st century’s supermalls. The New York Times points to the recession as one of the major causes. Mall visits plummeted and mass market retailers turned to the one location they…

The Coffee Date Guide to Travel Writing

REPOSTED FROM MY AMAZING FIANCÉ LESLIE PATRICK’S BLOG!! When people ask me what I do for a living, I say, “I’m a writer.” “What do you write?” they say. The truth is, it’s complicated. I’ve written everything from blog posts to…

I Wrote a Novel, and You Can Too

When I first met Leslie, who I knew was a writer, just to try and impress her I told her that I was a writer too. She asked what I’d written, and I said, ‘Er, nothing really.’ ‘Oh,’ she replied….

“You May Say I’m A Dreamer…”

‘Imagine,’ by John Lennon. Everybody knows this song, right? But have you ever really listened to the words? Probably not everyone, at least. I urge you to do so, for if the world could just pay attention and start to…