Old Colombo Dutch Hospital

The Dutch Hospital is located in the Colombo One district of the city; not far from the lighthouse and harbour. It seems to have been regenerated for the tourists and is now a small shopping and eating area. Fairly upscale with a spa and shops such as Barefoot. The central plaza is wide open and there […]

Kaleliya, Sri Lanka – photoblog

We found ourselves in the lovely area of Kaleliya (Western province) staying at Casa Heliconia a series of pavilions on the edge of the village surrounded by rice fields and overlooked by a pure white pagoda. Wandering off the property we were soon greeted by locals and children playing in the fields, most of them on school […]

14 reasons to choose Business Class with EVA Air

There is no doubt about it travelling Business Class gives you a better chance of fealing radiant when you emerge the other end particularly if you are a traveller of a certain age! I travelled between London Heathrow Terminal 2 and Bangkok Often cheaper than other airlines. Dedicated check in area at Terminal 2 Heathrow making check in fast […]

Brideshead’s Oxford.

I must be getting old as I really enjoy Radio Four now!! Recently I was beside myself to find Brideshead Revisited being dramatised over five episodes and loved revisiting this favourite book. It made me review my recent Oxford photos and all the time I was playing that sombre music in my head. How easy […]