Durban: Crime VS Culture

Often when I go somewhere new the first few things someone will say about the place are the most recent stories of crime and violence. To me, when I choose to go somewhere or I’m sent somewhere for work the first things that enter my mind are ‘what wildlife have they got there’ and ‘what’s…

Antarctica Departure Day: Heading For The Ice

I don’t think it’s possible to have a more stressful start to a trip. For my flight I was told I needed to be there 4 hours before the departure time (bit keen) and that check in would close 3 hours before departure. I would be flying to The Falklands via Cape Verde, a total…

First Sign Of Madness: Talking To Your Own Reflection

How often do you have a conversation with yourself in the mirror? Like actually look into your own eyes and have a chat like they’re your pal you haven’t seen in a while, showing genuine interest and care in what they have to say. Probably never right? This is why people struggle to make decisions…