Author: Paul

  • You Got SIX 2s

    I should never have asked. I should never have posted and I really should NOT have given myself a 2. I was working a world cruise for Viking a few years ago on a brand new cruise ship with plenty of refreshing ideas and I was particularly taken by two of them. Firstly, a button…

  • Thanks Dad

    There’s a thought I had once that made me feel so awkward it remained in my head together with a promise to myself to never let such a thought become a sentence uttered out loud. So there it stayed, in my mind, not at the front, nor the back, just there meandering among the many…

  • Empty Car Park

    Our night is planned we are spending it with Michael Palin.  I’d love to tell you it is just Lyn, Micheal and myself enjoying a meal at the German Gymnasium, but I’d be lying AND dreaming. Fact is 1,152 other people would’ve joining us, and German Gymnasium turned down that reservation… But it is still…

  • Best Croissants, Really?

    I can’t remember the date when I fist visited this cute coffee kiosk on Grey Street. I don’t even know if it was on Grey Street and to be honest I can’t even find out if the place still exists but I promise you, if it is still standing and you’re somewhere, anywhere near by…

  • Good Coffee Viet Nam

    First of all you’ve not actually found a typo three words into this blog. Viet Nam is the correct way to space out the name of this delightful country and Vietnam is the ‘Western way’ and seeing as this piece was written in Ho Chi Minh I have decided to use the local spelling. OK…

  • It’s Classic Adams

    It’s Classic Adams

    An Introduction I travel. A lot. It’s not everything I do a lot either. You can certainly add read to the list. Listen to music too and I watch rugby union. I should add love my children before I forget. Drinking coffee will be very close to the top of the list and love my…