travel

Plain pain from plane to plane

There are some aspects of international travel that are wonderful. New places, new vistas, new food (although at times the new food is…errm…challenging. Lamb’s eyes, for example), new languages that whisper enticingly through my head, indicating just how much there is left to learn and explore. There are some aspects of international travel that are …

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Hungry?

My sister shared an interesting little story with me recently about a well-travelled man who decided to drop in on a tribe of cannibals – not my first choice of people I’d like to have dinner with, let me tell you. Apparently, the first major hurdle in getting to Cannibal Land was to find someone …

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Yoohoo! Is there anybody out there?

Personally, I’d die of fright if a tinny, faraway voice were to respond “yeeeeees there is.” Obviously the probability of our planet being the single repository of life in the universe is so low it’s ridiculous. There has to be life somewhere, no? And lucky them; one day Voyager will crash on their planet and …

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