Marin County and Oregon, USA

Apparently there are only two Filbert Streets in the whole-wide world, one is in San Francisco the other is in Leicester. (I’m sure that that’s wrong, but it makes for a good story) This photo was taken in San Francisco around about 1998 with my old university chum Amy. My biggest worry before I started…… Continue reading Marin County and Oregon, USA

More Hawaii

One of the Christmas Dand Sculptures in the Sheraton Waikiki. We watched the sunrise, hiked, snorkelled and ate shaved ice, which was one of Obama’s favourites eats. Cactus flower Tatiana made me swim in the sea, which was good as I’m not a strong swimmer. Tatiana found a bottle washed up on the beach. It…… Continue reading More Hawaii


A few days in a met three others and we spent the next week together hiking and on the beach and taking a ridiculous number of photos Me and Mamen We got up early to watch the Sun rise. This is a fake lagoon. Dole pineapple plantation. Samir, Tatiana and Mamen

Hawaii was a Slog

The weather forecast for my 9 days on the island wasn’t particularly promising. Outside the Iolani palace. He was a very graceful dancer. My first few days were spent sightseeing. Waikiki where I was staying was very touristic. On this section of the tour my bike stayed in its box, I couldn’t be arsed to…… Continue reading Hawaii was a Slog

San Diego

After spending two days getting a bike box, gaffer tape and Chinese bags. I finally did a bit of sight seeing and went to the Cabrillo National Monument on a bike ride organised by the hostel. Views from the National Park San Diego’s dog Beach 🏖 Sunshine everyday in San Diego. The hostel that I…… Continue reading San Diego


When I turned up to my hostel in San Diego I bumped into Swann. I met him maybe about 8 weeks ago in Oregon at a campsite. There were a lot of cyclists at the campsite that night and we all arranged to meet at the same campsite the next day. Neither Swann nor I…… Continue reading Swann