Talk about The Accidental Pilgrim

Monday, March 28, 2005 Just a brief note to let you know that I will soon be giving a talk in Santa Fe – with photographs and readings – about the cycling trip from Northern Ireland to northern Italy that became The Accidental Pilgrim. It’s on Saturday, April 2nd at 5pm, at The Travel Bug […]

Ice Station Reindeer

Thursday, March 17, 2005 So it’s cold here (and beautiful, now the sun’s come out), but it’s not as cold as some places. My friend Dave Walsh, ardent adventurer that he is, will be spending the next month or so inside the Arctic Circle. He’s working on a campaign for Greenpeace, protesting the logging in […]

Out like a lion

Tuesday, March 15, 2005 I was down in Albuquerque on Saturday, and it was hot – mid 70s and sunny. This was quite a change from the cold and snowy experience in England and Ireland. Crocuses and daffodils are peeping up here in Santa Fe, and I was warm when I was out on the […]

Back from the auld sod

Sunday, March 06, 2005 Just back from Dublin, and still jetlagged and confused, so I’ll keep this brief. Had a fine time with the folks in England, and with the friends in Dublin. Unseasonably cold in England (Trafalgar Square in driving snow was a new experience), and unseasonably dry in Ireland. No surprise then, to […]

New edition of The Accidental Pilgrim

Sunday, March 06, 2005 Just a quick note to let you know that the smaller paperback edition of the first book is out now. Should be reasonably easy to get hold of in Ireland, and in an increasing number of places in the UK (a search in a Waterstones in London revealed copies in half […]