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Re-kindling the Kindle 4

They don't make 'em like this any more. Earlier in the year, I went to Brighton for the weekend, and frankly, I wish I hadn't bothered. It's not Brigh...

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Some of this post was inspired by Andrew Godwin's travel equipment 2019 article. Fresh back from my long USA trip, which was followed by two shorter domes...

USA 2019: Day 24

New York, NY / Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ - Thursday 31 October On my final day in a damp and unispiring NYC, I had a mooch round Central Pa...

USA 2019: Day 23

New York, NY - Wednesday 30 October Perhaps it's an inevitable side effect of seeing it after three weeks in sunny California, but Manhattan has so far pr...

USA 2019: (Long) Day 22

Los Angeles, CA - Tuesday 29 October Downtown on the left, Normandie Avenue in the centre Since the Getty Fire has indeed thwarted my plans to see the...

USA 2019: Day 21

Los Angeles, CA - Monday 28 October If you squint a bit, you can see the Hollywood sign from my hotel balcony A bit of a rest day today - lots of tour...

USA 2019: Day 20

Los Angeles, CA - Sunday 27 October I took a trip out to Pasadena today, made famous (among other things) by The Big Bang Theory (they've even named a str...

USA 2019: Day 19

Los Angeles, CA - Saturday 26 October When you think you've run out of martni, there's more in the shaker! Today's trip was to Hollywood Boulevard. ...

USA 2019: Day 18

Los Angeles, CA - Friday 25 October Endeavour at the Science Center in LA Today's desitnation was the California Science Center, wherein lies the Spac...

USA 2019: Day 17

Los Angeles, CA - Thursday 24 October HQ for the next five nights I flew out of Vegas on Southwest Airlines this morning, back over to LA to spend a...