Author Archives: browney

Diary of a Slow Traveller – San Gimignano – a mix of old and kitsch

During our sojourn to Italy we took a day trip tof the medieval walled town o San Gimignano. Getting there from Florence is pretty straight forward even if you are not driving. We’d read the guidebooks and spoken to others, … Continue reading

Posted in Italy 2015, Slow Travel, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Diary of a Slow Traveller – Close to Home – The Tour Down Under

My hometown of Adelaide, South Australia hosts the Tour Down Under each year- race one of the UCI World Road Cycling Tour. Now in its 19th year it is well established and patronised by locals and tourists alike. In 2017 … Continue reading

Posted in Slow Travel, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Diary of a Slow Traveller: Close to Home – Second Valley, South Australia

I was reading the wonderful blog Windows into History  on the  joy of slow travel, a subject upon which I have often blogged.  It is a reflection of travel close to home in 1900 by Richard Le Galliene, albeit in his … Continue reading

Posted in Second Valley, Slow Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In praise of Evernote

    With just a few weeks until my final version of my PhD research proposal is due I have been reading frantically all the while petrified that I will forget something important. Since commencing my research journey nearly 3 … Continue reading

Posted in Study | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Explaining myself

Just over a year after retiring from my firm I attended the Annual Retired Partner Dinner. It was  my first as a retired partner. I walked into a place that I’d known so well for over 20 years but this … Continue reading

Posted in Second Valley, Study | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments