Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.

Cesare Pavese

Round the Matterhorn

Round the Matterhorn

Kas and me went skiing early in 1999 in Cervinia, which is just on the Italian side of the Matterhorn. From there you can ski across into the Swiss resort of Zermatt too.
Meeting the Mrs 1998

Meeting the Mrs 1998

In 1998 I transitioned from the singular to the plural, when I met Kas on a skiing holiday in France.
Very Few Photos 1997

Very Few Photos 1997

Lots of work travel to Germany still, and no foreign holidays, but a couple of interesting events in the UK.
Skiing and Boating 1996

Skiing and Boating 1996

A year with no real foreign holidays but I had a hectic year travelling with work to Singapore and Germany.
Asian Adventures 1995

Asian Adventures 1995

In the summer of 1995 I made multiple trips to Malaysia and Singapore with work.
Desert Adventures 1994

Desert Adventures 1994

1994 passed without much incident aside from a couple of travelling adventures over the pond.
A New Home 1993

A New Home 1993

I gave up the gravy train and moved to Milton Keynes, where I bought my first house and car.
Russian Around 1992

Russian Around 1992

I was still living in Edinburgh through the whole of 1992. In the summer I made a fairly epic trip to Russia.
Over the Pond 1991

Over the Pond 1991

In 1991 I lived in Edinburgh, I learned to ski, and I made my first trip across the Atlantic.
Many Countries 1990

Many Countries 1990

In 1990 I did a bit of a European tour, living in three different countries and travelling to several more.
Holland 1989

Holland 1989

A year of living and working in the Netherlands, whilst doing my best to visit as many new places as I could get away with.