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[3 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,433 views]
Best bits in pics – Part 3

A street scene in Siem Reap in Cambodia. You never get sunsets like you do in SE Asia and this is an example of street life as the sun was setting. Lovely small town with great bars, cafes, restaurants and of course the Temples of Angkor.
Conked out from the power cut, G tries to find some refuge on the cold tiled floor with not much on as a long night of 40C  with no air-con or electricity kills us. Disgustingly sweaty, we both jumped into the pool the minute the …

Random musings, South-East Asia »

[18 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,130 views]
Best bits in pics – Part 1

Here are a few of the best bits of 2010 in photographs. Behind every picture there’s a witty story usually so do read on through them and enjoy!

Hong Kong. The beginning of the trip and the beginning of my stardom among the Asian population. This woman purposely made her way over to me to ask could she get a photograph with me. So started a wave of Asian men and women asking me for a pic with them…or just randomly taking photos of me in the street. Oh to be …

Preparation, Random musings »

[22 Aug 2009 | No Comment | 337 views]
Lots of Tall Ships…and one not so Tall Ship

We went up to see the Tall Ships on 14th August to see what all the fuss was about.  Belfast City Council had pulled out all the stops when advertising the event.  It seemed that wherever you went there was a huge poster advertising “Belfasts biggest ever event”.
They had done such a good job that I felt that I would be missing out on something if I didn’t go see the even. So on the Friday evening after work I went up and met Donna and we ventured down to …

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[15 Aug 2009 | No Comment | 435 views]
Some technical updates

I’ve been working away behind the scenes trying to get the website in good shape for when we hit the road.  Some things have been proving more difficult that others.  I’ve finally managed to get the gallery feature up and running (although it still needs more tweaking to get it looking right).
It proved a bit of a nightmare. Something to do with php memory limit being reached or something was causing all sort of problems with installing it.  All of which was way beyond me.  I finally got it …