Where should I stay in Sicily?

Dear friends, followers, world walkers and family, I’ve been working hard to complete my book, Where should I stay in Sicily? This has taken a fair number of months, which is why my blog has been quiet. I’ve written something more than a travel guide. Your very own travel companion, full of stories, anecdotes, philosophy and…

Older than the US, with better Cookies

Happy New Year World Walker After all the hard work of reading and the travelling on this imagination tour of Oxford, a treat is needed. And I have a treat that will beat a Wonka Bar. Probably the best cookies that I have ever had in my life reside in Oxford. They are Ben’s Cookies….

Radcliffe Camera and Churches

We head towards the end of our journey. We head past the Sheldonian and onto the Radcliffe Camera and St Mary’s Church. The Bodleian as mentioned last week, is a gigantic library, in the heart of Oxford City Centre. To get access to the University books, anyone can join, but it is easier if you…

Something sinister in Oxfordshire

As we reach closer to the centre and see the Carfax Tower in the centre, we walk past Brasenose college. A college with some sinister and strange traditions that are now becoming the norm as we continue our trip through Oxford. “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to…

Coffee and quacks

As we move along the widening streets of Oxford, and into the heart of the city centre we go past two of Britain’s oldest coffee shops. Both with a curious look into the past. (A potential future of Star Bucks…) Established in the U.K. around 1650/52, the coffee shop was something originally open to all…

Oxford Gardens and Exams

We move away from Magdalen bridge and Magdalen college, and we move across the road to the botanical gardens, just like Brexit we are not moving very far. I’ve learnt more and more about the Oxford botanical gardens. It is the first in the U.K, open from 10-5pm, you have to be in 45 minutes…