September 8, 2018

The old journo’s adage says, “no one cares about 6 million deaths but give me the story of one child’s suffering and it will make front page.” The bottom line is that, as humans we battle to comprehend scale. As a “hick” from the bottom of Africa it was difficult enoug...

August 13, 2018

Apologies for the rant, but even a wandering layabout needs a soapbox, sometimes...

I remember our school leavers ceremony. I suspect it was fairly typical of a British-style, Anglican boys boarding school. There were the normal speech day trappings, blazers, brushed ha...

July 26, 2018

The slogan is synonymous with cheap t-shirts on sale by the thousand in every night market across South East Asia. I tried to find the origin but there seem to be varying legends as to where it came from or even means…

A few mails from home and watching Charlotte grumpi...

June 23, 2018

Our blogs thus far have been a mixture of ‘this is what we did’ to more philosophical ones. We’ve decided to make a shift to more ‘philosophical’ blogs rather than a blow by blow account of what we’re up to. Our individual and BungeysonTour2018 social media accounts gi...

June 16, 2018

The irony does not escape me that as I write the title to this blog, I am sitting looking at this view.

To anyone who even vaguely likes beaches, Bubbles Dive Resort and Turtle Conservancy is paradise. Warm water, beautiful remote resort, only accessible by boat, two tr...

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