Ragged Clown

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Tag Archives: travel

Jun
14
2009

Beyonce for President

Dear All the Single Ladies (all the single ladies), The effect that your – and Beyonce’s – anthem has on you is mesmerizing. With just the merest first few bars you become united in solidarity with your sisters everywhere. If … Continue reading

Jun
9
2009

No change

So the answer to my riddle Has Sidcup changed? is an emphatic No! It hasn’t changed not even one tiny bit! Except that now it’s full of drunk people pretending to be Mexican.

Jun
3
2009

Change?

On Monday I will be visiting the town of my childhood for the first time in over 20 years. I wonder if it has changed at all? I wonder if I have? Sidcup The name is thought to be derived … Continue reading

Jun
29
2008

Thor’s Apocalypse

Just over Grant’s Pass at 7:15pm and the sky turned black. Every mountain top was lit up with electricity and the rumbling of thunder was continuous. It’s not normal for it to be pitch dark so early. There are usually … Continue reading

Apr
9
2008

The Lost Continent

S’funny how your perspective changes with a new piece of information. While I was briefly under the impression that Bill Bryson’s The Lost Continent was written by the cuddly old curmudgeon pictured on the back cover I rated it LOL … Continue reading

Feb
15
2008

This side of Nagasaki (day 4.5)

I finally made it back to my room, giftless and tired, with two hours remaining before our next installment of eating and drinking. I was looking forward to just relaxing in the bath but, when I checked my email… bling-o! … Continue reading

Feb
15
2008

This side of Nagasaki (day 3)

[story is a little out of sequence due to international dateline] Woke up this morning feeling only slightly fragile and, with my three dinners of the night before fully digested, I was ready to make an attempt on the World … Continue reading