Category Archives: Travel

A pre-Christmas ramble

My double life requires me to switch from working in advertising agencies, back to picking up the threads of my creative life and vice versa. My most recent agency stint was with a lovely crew at DDB Remedy in London, … Continue reading

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Yeats’s Tower and Coole Park

So having carried Yeats’s words about in my head for 40 years, it was amazing to finally get to look at Thoor Ballylee, a one time home of the poet, and a place which had an enormously powerful symbolic presence … Continue reading

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Rattling locked doors

I’m having a bit of a fanboy moment. I am off next weekend to Eire, and I hope to have a look at Thoor Ballylee where my all time poetic hero, W.B.Yeats, once lived. Although it is out of season … Continue reading

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Peter Caton’s Chad photos

Some of Peter Caton’s photograph from our trip to Chad are here on the Guardian Online. Pete’s shot of many of the people of the the village meeting under a good tree is typical of his excellent work. For the people … Continue reading

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Filming in the centre of Chad

As an Africa newbie, a visit to Chad was in at the deep end. Chad is a landlocked country unappetisingly described by Wikipedia as the ‘dead heart of Africa’. It proved a difficult place to gain entry to. Despite having … Continue reading

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Ready for Chad and missing writing poetry

Chad Final stage of prep seems now to be done. Passport renewed, visa obtained, jabs jabbed (although inconveniently I had a fever when I went for my yellow fever jab so I had to return a few days later) anti-malarial … Continue reading

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Preparations for Chad

Planning now well advanced for the trip to Chad in two weeks. For me this has already meant several jabs, and the final one, yellow fever, will be done privately next week. I’ve also had to buy some lightweight, UV … Continue reading

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