High Seas and Pitched Screams

High Seas and Pitched Screams

A holiday on a cruise ship sounds like bliss, but with kids it can be a nightmare. Here is some cruise advice. We’ve all seen the advertisements and heard the stories. Sun, sea, and a monstrously big ship, filled with entertainment, casinos, theater shows, pool...
Getting jiggy in Namibia

Getting jiggy in Namibia

A book trip to another country is still a business trip. A lot goes into the planning, especially the costs involved. That’s why it makes sense to fit in as much as possible while you are there. This might mean shifting around some family time to fit in...
And a crime author goes to Namibia

And a crime author goes to Namibia

There is a common misconception when it comes to authors. People think the strangest things about them. Some believe it to be the most idyllic profession, involving trips around the world, exciting research missions, sold out book signings, celebrity treatment, and...
The leap from giving to Namibia

The leap from giving to Namibia

An old saying claims that the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry. I wish I could expand more on the validity of this ancient phrase, or speculate more about its origin. What woes must have befallen the poor sap who had coined the phrase? Regardless from...
WACKY WINE – THE WINE

WACKY WINE – THE WINE

Finally the part of the journey that makes the skin tingle and the mouth salivate. Well, I guess its true if you are a wine buff or an alcoholic. Either way, let’s look at the wines. Wine is a diverse indulgence. I do not object to viewing it as a living...
WACKY WINE – THE TRAVEL

WACKY WINE – THE TRAVEL

  When we travel somewhere I prefer to set out before sunrise. Best to hit the tar before trucks crawl out of hiding and snail along your intended route. My wife first concluded her exhausting packing regime, then it was my turn. I’m a plotter so most of...

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