G'day folks! It's 1 September, first Sunday of autumn. Time for a local focus, I thought. If Oslo is on your radar this colourful season, here's a piece I wrote for Thai Airways' inflight magazine a while ago, updated today, just for you. Enjoy! [...]
Delving into Google Analytics has become a fun little exercise this time of year. As always, I'm a bit baffled at which articles do well, and yet again, some of the older articles do very well. From this, I can draw two conclusions about readers [...]
As I write this, I'm sitting on the terrace of Ashanti Guesthouse in Cape Town, thinking about Botswana. I was once in Gaborone, Botswana's somewhat unassuming capital. Just for a weekend, really. Everything was closed and the town was very quiet. My young self, well... [...]
I may have told you before about my love affair with Alexander McCall Smith, or more specifically, his characters. The wise lady detective in Gaborone, the inimitable Edinburgh philosopher Isabel Dalhousie, the pompous Professor Dr Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, the wonderfully quirky characters in 44 Scotland Street - I want to know them all. Just think of the dinner party discussions...
Digging into Google Analytics, I see you keep enjoying some of the older articles. No less than three 2011 faves top the list this year as well. Here are your 12 best of 2012.
It's a hot January day and I'm in a minibus, flying across a Lesotho mountain road, wondering whether the holes in the windscreen are caused by bullets...
Just a short post today as I wanted to share some good news! 2011 is long gone. Still, better late than never, I'm chuffed to tell you easyJet Holidays listed Sophie's World as one of the top 10 travel blogs in 2011. What EasyJet said [...]