Tag Archives: travel



Back in the summer, Dan went narrowboating with Ruth, JTA, and Matt P, and the experience slowed his thinking so much that it took him several months to blog about it. Continue reading

New Volunteers for Three Rings


Following their weekend in Jersey, Dan, Ruth and JTA went off to Malvern to train three new Three Rings volunteers. Dan gets nostalgic about the history of Three Rings. Continue reading



JTA, Dan, Ruth, and her mother take a long-weekend holiday to the island of Jersey, and nobody kills anybody. Continue reading

Edinburgh Free Fringe 2012 Venue Map

Map of the 2012 Free Fringe.

To help him get around the Free Fringe in Edinburgh this year, Dan’s made a map of all of the Free Fringe venues, with links to all of their events. And you can see it too. Continue reading

Five Beds


During his Christmas and New Year tour of the UK, Dan is offered the chance to sleep on no fewer than five separate beds. He’s not been quite so crass as to rank the crash spaces he was so-kindly offered in order of comfort, but he might as well have. Continue reading

To The North Pole!


In April 2012, Dan’s dad will walk to the North Pole. Dan shares a few words of encouragement, and asks you to consider sponsoring him Continue reading

Zip-A-De-Do-Car, Zip-A-De-Day

For the last few months, Dan’s been a member of Streetcar (now part of Zipcar), an on-demand car club, primarily as a means of getting to and from his course at Aylesbury College. Here are his thoughts on his experience, for your enjoyment. Continue reading

The Queen’s Passport


Inside the front cover of Dan’s passport is a note from the Queen, demanding that he be allowed to travel freely in her name. But what’s written inside the Queen’s passport? And where do these little booklets come from to begin with? Continue reading

Instead Of Blogging…


In a declaration of ‘blog bankruptcy’, Dan lists all of the topics that he’d hoped to have blogged about during the last (very busy!) month, and gets on with writing about other things. He’s been busy! Continue reading



Dan learns about the way that road numbers are organised around the UK and speculates about the existence of a new kind of nerd, the “roadspotter”. And then, a short Internet search later, realises that this unusually hobby actually exists… Continue reading