Tag Archives: Michael Palin

Year Of The Dog – A Chinese Restaurant Experience

In honour of the Chinese New Year of the Dog I am sharing again my stand-out restaurant experience in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, or Canton to give its anglicised name. My brother and I had travelled to the birthplace of Chiang Kai-shek, who served as the leader of the Republic of China between […]

On The Beaten Track – Travels In Eastern Europe Free Sampler Download Link

Now available to download from Lulu Publishing (see Lulu button on the right hand side of this blog) or Amazon as a colour e-book or black & white paperback. Over 500 pages for just over £3 (ebook download) Read the Opening chapters for free by downloading ‘Now Boarding, The Eastern European Express’, from Smashwords. See My Book Extracts […]

Michael Palin

Today I had the honour of meeting one of my heroes, the charming and unassuming MP. He signed my copy of his book ‘New Europe’ and gratefully/gracefully accepted a copy of my book, which features many of the countries that he went to for his. I was typically tongue-tied in the presence of such greatness – […]