Category Archives: Travel

The Amazing Size of Africa

Africa is three times bigger than the USA. Look again at the standard Mercator map and you see that Greenland appears to be the same size as Africa, and yet Africa is actually fourteen times the size of Greenland! You … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Carl Hiaasen Omnibus~ Tourist Season, Double Whammy, Skin Tight

This omnibus edition hits our value for money target and, even better, they are an excellent read. Hiaasen satirises Florida: this is basically impossible as Florida is self-satirising. Hiaasen’s targets are politicans, developers, criminals, businessmen, tourists and the annual influx … Continue reading

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A safety briefing by a budget airline

“We crash, we die,” said the pilot. “That gets the safety briefing out of the way.” Stephen Leather Hot Blood

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The Odeboyz Christmas Getaway

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Rebranding Immigrants

Immigrants are mobile human capital. Immigrants are poor tourists. Immigrants are citizens of the world. Chris

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Legal Molestation: a wordless poem

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Your safety is our number one priority: a wordless poem

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