The 10th wedding anniversary is the ‘tin’ anniversary. Tin is a metal. This means the only appropriate way of celebrating is to do something totally metal. So the Cantankerous Drummer husband and I brought tickets to Wacken Open Air 2019.
My intrepid hiking buddies and I decided spent New Years hiking around the remote Stewart Island. And, of course, drinking Scotch.
The Routeburn Track is one of New Zealand’s nine Great Walks – outlined hiking routes famous for their epic scenery. In November, three intrepid friends and I conquered it.
My latest book, Petrified City, comes out tomorrow. It was inspired by a cemetery I explored ten years ago while visiting friends in London. We had a spare, dreary afternoon and my friend Ryan suggested we go on a tour of Highgate. A cemetery tour sounded just gothic enough to […]
In the Amazon I saw a tarantula, fire ants, monkeys and so many brightly-coloured birds. I also ate a lot of strange food and met a 400-year-old tree. Read on to find out more: