Journey to 404km, aka Paddling the Massive Murray Marathon

The start horn blasts, one definitive last time for those of us in wave one. The water comes alive immediately, stirred up by the rapidly whirling arms of the faster paddlers eager to see the last of the Murray River, this marathon at any rate. From besides me, the kids from Baccus Marsh Grammar blasts …

Catching the Singapore National Day Parade Dress Rehearsal Fireworks

It's been a month since we moved to Singapore. It seems longer, but then again, we haven't managed to do much. Still trying to adjust, nevermind that I grew up here. Felt good tonight to bring out my camera again - its first outing since I picked it back up from the camera workshop last …

Day hike of Seven Sisters – Seaford to Birling Gap

I checked off the iconic walk of the Seven Sisters down by Brighton on a brilliantly blue early summer day. Headed down to Seaford by train, an easy 2 hour ride from London. From the train station, I walked across the small town to the Seaford Head Golf Course, where the sight of the imposing …

Weekend in Stonehenge, Bristol, and Bath

Another weekend, another road trip outside of London. This time we headed to Stonehenge, Bristol, Bath and Lacock, all conveniently clustered close to one another 2.5 hours outside of London. Getting out - and back in - of central London was the annoying bit, especially since sitting in start and stop traffic in a manual …