The blissful bubble of the Facebook algorithm

Today the UK made what I believe is a terrible mistake: it voted to leave the European Union. Sad, scared and angry are just three of the emotions I’ve been struggling with today, and I’m sure there’s more to come. […]

Starting up: a stab in the dark

It was on January 31st 2016 that Oh My Word! became a thing. For my partner and I at least. Before then, it had been just a basic app used by friends and family, and before that it was just an […]

8 pictures of Lalibela, Ethiopia

Sitting at 2630m above sea level and with a population of around 15,000 people, the small town of Lalibela is home to Ethiopia’s biggest tourist attraction: 11 rock-hewn churches, dating from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Carved from the rock […]

Freedom at 4AM

The short film below shows some fascinating images of Afghanistan, shot by a dear friend and colleague of mine, Marc Perry. Marc was held hostage in his accommodation in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2013, and this film marks the release of the book that tells […]

When I was young I caught a bug

A love affair; an obsession; an addiction. Whatever you want to call it you may, but most of us know it as the “travel bug”. Here’s how I got mine… When I was young, maybe seven or eight years old, […]