Food and drink

The Best Square Sliced Sausage in Scotland

July 17, 2011 Jack 4

The Scots are an ingeniously creative nation. Just about everything that’s useful was created by a Scot (or the Swabians). Take sausages for example. Whilst most of the world make sausages…well sausage shaped, the Scots don’t.
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Spain

Photo Feature, Above the Clouds

June 29, 2011 Jack 0

Standing almost atop Spain’s highest mountain is a humbling experience for a couple of reasons. The first that at 3718 metres, Mount Teide on Tenerife is damn high. The second is that as you can see all the way to sea level from the mountain… […]

Africa

Two Rude Awakenings in Africa

June 28, 2011 Jack 0

Instead of being alarmed because a) someone was knocking on the window and b) the window was on the second storey of the VOI Safari Lodge in Kenya, I grumbled my way out of bed and over to the window and opened the curtains to find […]

Africa

D-I-Y Seafood Dinner in Lamu

June 27, 2011 Jack 0

It was everything I had hoped an Arab trading port to be. Fishermen sat mending nets, small children catapulted themselves, laughing and screaming from canoes into the water and elderly men with equally elderly donkeys transported… […]