Lionel Shriver’s 2003 thriller novel explores the impact of a high school massacre through the eyes of Eva Khatchadourian, Kevin the killer’s mother. Read more
Category Archives: Misc.
You, rookie traveller, may be able to skate by carefree and unburdened by the hassles of “organisation” and “responsibility” in your natural environment.
However, once you step foot off that plane, it’s a whole new ball game. Follow my handy guide to keeping a clear distinction between “traveller” and “itinerant, dishevelled individual last spotted wandering train tracks in rural Denmark, waving colourful, seemingly plastic money at passers-by, ranting about the need to find a spare power point”. Read more
Cyclists are more than the mild-mannered, middle-aged men in Lycra taking up half of your street on a Sunday morning. When it comes to travel, cyclists are a hedonistic, danger-loving mob, craving nothing more than the thrill of the ride. Read more
Plane hijackings, engine failures, dropping out of the sky for no apparent reason… these scenarios are probably not going to unfold on your dreaded international flight. Screaming babies, jerks who don’t understand seat reclining etiquette, and sleeping pill misadventures – these are the things you’ve got to look out for.
Follow my guide to surviving international flights to ensure you and your fellow passengers have a pleasant journey. Read more
You, like many others, may suffer the POMO (pain of missing out) associated with the big celestial happenings of the universe. Stay in the lunar loop with my guide to the most spectacular star gazing events this side of the galaxy. Read more
Funky, bohemian, arty, fresh… these are not usually words that come to mind when you think of Texas.
Well, I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Texas is home to Austin: the unashamed hipster capital of the world. Even if you don’t like hipsters, you’re going to fall in love with Austin. Read more