Deep in the Indian Jungle…

Dodamarg. Maharashtra. India. Alone. Free. Alive. You are deep in the jungle in Southern India, wading gently downstream, on the very edge of a river: fast-flowing, powerful, and swollen with fresh monsoon waters. You are in the safest, shallowest waters, under the thick canopy of tropical trees. You are alone, and you have never felt more [...]

In the Light of Brussels

"...Then with nothing at all, But the little we are, We'll have conquered all time; All space, the sun, and the stars." - Jacques Brel Take yourself on a journey through the centre of Europe, the heart of Belgium; to Brussels - a city of no fuss, no pretense - just a mirror; a canvas to arrange the colours of [...]

Jungle Prince

So majestic to see the wild peacock dash through the jungle, in his natural habitat, a predator, snake-killer, in all nature's glory, prancing around in the undergrowth, then pausing, perfectly poised and vehemently vain, on a grassy verge, ready to be admired by my lens... A jungle prince. Happy to be admired, but with gaze ever ready [...]

The Art of Going

Leave your troubles behind... and GO! God knows how much I love packing my little rucksack, jumping on a plane, taxi, boat or train, watching the land I've lived in trail swiftly behind... letting go of all those troubles, loves, losses and gains, having only the bare necessities on my back, on my mind light, [...]

Lost in Venice

A little story from the road. Everybody knows Venice is my favourite city in the world, and this little story is one I'll never forget. Let me tell you about the time I got perfectly lost in Venice... So I was wandering around, as usual, right off the heavily-beaten tourist trails in Venice, no bag, [...]

Mad Dogs and Englishmen

On living the Simple Life in a rural Greek fishing village - Agii Apostoli - on the Gulf of Evia Simple words and pictures - by James Dee Clayton. A resting place for heart and mind... Having Greek family comes with its bonuses. Not only do I have a constant connection to this pure land I so love, [...]