Author Archives: browney

The Diary of a Slow Traveller – A day at the beach (Venice Beach and Santa Monica)

We’d been to California only once before and that was with our children so it was very much Disney centric.  We had a great few days as Mickey’s guest but this time we had a chance to do a little … Continue reading

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Alice’s Restaurant

If you haven’t ever listened to or haven’t recently listened to Arlo Guthrie’s “Alice’s Restaurant, I suggest  make yourself a coffee, sit down and listen to it. I hadn’t listened top it for many years until it just appeared on … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveler – who needs a travel guide when you have Kit & Ace

Before making our short trip (no slow travel this time) to California we had looked at the travel guides at our local bookstore and bought the Lonely Planet guide. It served us quite well as did our traditional “go to” … Continue reading

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Diary of a Slow Traveler – Conference trip to California

This morning was our last coffee with our daughter before we depart for a quick trip to the USA. I was successful in having the paper I wrote based on my Honours Thesis accepted into two conferences in California. I … Continue reading

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Time Pressure – The Clock is Ticking

Since leaving my life as a professional I seem to have had time but not at the moment. In the last couple of weeks I have felt the pressure of the clock. For the first time since I embarked on “What’s … Continue reading

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