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Artist, Storyteller, & World Traveller
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Exploring the World and really seeing and feeling it through art and stories

My first ‘mini-series’ is a painting and writing series about walking the Amazing Tongariro Alpine crossing in New Zealand. Not just a physical challenge, but an emotional and spiritual one as well. Our group of 5 sets out in February 2019 to walk through these 3 volcanoes – two are active and one dormant with any others extinct and turned into beautiful crater lakes. Follow along to receive notifications of this 4 part series as soon as they are launched.

Travel History

What does travel mean to you?  A rest…. or some perspective on your everyday life, a mental refresh, some space to consider a pressing problam, an escape from a pressing problem, a chance to engage with other cultures, or just to see the beauty and variety in the world. Join me to read and see what I learn on my travels.



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Recent Travels

New Zealand, Orkney Islands, Scottish Highlands and Islands, Walking the Camino in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic


Budapest- a city of two halves!

Hah, is there no end to my sporting analogies! I promise that is the last one. So I have slipped into Europe via Budapest. Emirates fly here and its a mere 5 hours from Dubai. Its been many years since I have been to Europe (given my recent dalliance with the...

Colourful Campeche!

I'm a couple of hours down the coast from Mérida is the quaint town of Campeche on the Mexican gulf on the last stop of my tour.  Campeche has old stone walls and lookouts,  cannons for facing off pirates, crumbling old buildings, arches, a boardwalk called the...

Farewell to Mérida

Lola has jetted off to the Emerald Isles, and as Ms Pacifica prepares to leave the Casa Caballito (little Horse) also known as the peppermint house, I thought I'd give you a photographic walk through of our casa. That's it. Next Stop Campeche, and it is...

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Coming Soon, this Great Walk of New Zealand, is a gruelling physical and mental challenge on a triumvirate of live and dormant volcanoes. Are our group of 5 up to the challenge…

My Upcoming Series

Featuring Art and Experiential story series follow me to recieve my upcoming painting and writing about Staying at a monastery in Hungary, the Sacred Island of Iona, and Catching the Viking to the Orkney Islands



Orkney Islands
United Kingdon

Travel Gallery

Some of my Favourite Places include: New Zealand, Mexico, Scotland, Italy and Portugal