The prize is a book of your choice at Clarke’s Bookshop just down Long Street from our hotel. Or maybe a Devils Peak ‘Kings Blockhouse’ IPA at the pub next door (I’m looking out for you, Scott). Photos from an earlier trip to Cape Town. Here’s the issue. I’m going to be writing many posts about and during this trip and I should be able to refer to it in a more… Read More

OUR FUTURE LOOKS LIKE THIS…. Here it is—the itinerary for Steven, the graduate grandson, and me. I think I already posted this but it’s so much fun to write it all I’m going to do it again, naming the airlines this time. LA to Dubai on Emirates; Dubai to Addis Ababa on Emirates; Addis Ababa to Kigali on Ethiopian Airlines; Kigali to Johannesburg on South African Airways; Johannesburg to Maun on Air… Read More

IT IS 2014 AND A VERY GOOD YEAR IS UNDERWAY. ROAD SONGS One of the BEST things about road trips is that you can PACK AS MUCH AS YOU WANT. I need road songs. I didn’t take care of my DVDs and now they are scratched and melted and all used up. But I need road songs because Friday I AM ON MY WAY TO CALIFORNIA. Not so many travels this year… Read More