Novel Travel on a South African Adventure

First Published in The Sunday Independent 26th August 2018 South Africa Limpopo and Johannesburg, Guateng   I’m sitting under the Baobab Tree sipping a gin and tonic from the rim of a metal goblet. My […]

Novel Travel to Amalfi Coast and Sorrento

On first approaching the Bay of Naples my mind’s eye conjures up the sirens beckoning Ulysses and his sailors to their downfall against the rugged cliffs that hug the Sorrento Peninsula. This land of myths […]

The Blue Grass State and Kentucky Derby

The Novel Traveller with Hat designed by Claire Garvey Newstalk with Ivan Yates all about the Blue Grass State Kentucky Listen Here Kentucky Derby Podcast on Newstalk Looking for a new state in the USA to […]

Mardi Gras in Mobile Alabama

  I’m standing behind a barricade on Dauphin Street and all that matters to me at this moment is getting my hands on as many strings of brightly coloured beads as I can carry around […]

Digging My Way Through Heaney Country

  As the season of mists and yellow fruitfulness fades to a distant memory and the bleak-mid winter beckons, there’s something comforting about being carried away into the cosy world of words. However, instead of […]

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