Oliver is…

He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man

…not travelling alone

One of the strange things about going away is that people want to buy me things to load me down on my travels. While often well meaning, I never really understood the reasoning behind this – I always prefer to buy people presents when they return from trips rather than rewarding them for going away from me.
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…forgetting his friends already

I haven’t left the country yet and I’m already starting to forget my friends. Or connections. whatever you call those people on Facebook.  Read the rest of this entry »

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…an urban explorer

Most people in Edinburgh know of the Old Odeon Cinema/The New Victoria. It’s a big fancy building on Clerk Street dating back to 1930. It closed as a cinema in 2003 and was used as a festival venue at least once. I saw Richard Herring there, his show starring an ex-colleague of mine.
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