Exploring life's passions

Life’s passions rss

Do we really all agree that killing a suspect is OK? 

August 30, 2017

I don’t want to play down the seriousness and complexity of terrorism and the impact it can have on our lives and our feeling of security. But even so, I am amazed and feel worried to see how a gradual change in response seems to go almost unnoticed.

My book is ready! Can you help readers discover it?

Now that the writing is over, there is a new challenge ahead of me: getting Samir’s story discovered by its readers.

It’s Serious Business Now

Getting an ISBN for my first novel made me realise that It’s Serious Business Now. While writing is mainly a solitary process, at the end of the day, the aim is to share the result with others. And now, almost a year later, the time has come and a new challenge lies ahead of me.

It doesn’t have to be special to be great

Sometimes the best nights you can have while travelling are those that are completely unplanned, and even at an event you would never normally choose to attend.

Walk the Speyside Way and spoil your senses

Travel slowly through Scotland and spoil all your senses along the Speyside Way.

Beauties of Bute

The Scottish island of Bute has a lot more to offer than a flashback to the days when it was a popular holiday destination ‘doon the watter’ for Glaswegians.

Goodbye Hat Yai – Hi Dubai

Should we really try and do all that is possible at all cost? Or can less also be enough?

The charms of a simple life

Sometimes you only realise the meaning or importance of something just before you lose it. Just before it ends.

A tribute to the sins of life

It is possible to have your cake and eat. Or, for me, my beer and drink it.

Tourist Island: Phuket

Phuket could be anywhere, anywhere but the place to be alone.