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End of a Cycle, Beginning of the Next

End of a Cycle, Beginning of the Next

The end of the year is approaching, bringing with it that sense of slowdown, of a subtle gear shift across my life and the lives of people making plans to be elsewhere in December. Something in the last, frantic rush to Get Things Done has meant that I’ve been a...
Two Hundred Posts and a Retrospective

Two Hundred Posts and a Retrospective

This marks the two hundredth post on WhereTheRoadGoes. It’s been a long journey over the last two and a bit years. Sometimes it really is often only on looking back that it becomes clear how truly far we have come. I’d never given the smallest thought to...

Welcome to Where the Road Goes

Just a quick welcome to those arriving here from www.travelblogs.com.  Covering a few years of travels and related writing, this blog is in the process at the moment of counting down towards departure on a journey from Cape Town to Cairo done entirely on public...

52 Days. House hunting and other trivia

52 days left on the countdown until boarding a flight to the Cape. There remains, as ever, a good deal still to be done – but little by little, tasks are being performed and small nuggets of self-satisfaction are being earned. Such as this weekend, for example,...

If you write it, they will come. Apparently.

Sometimes even if you don’t. Yes, I feel more than a little guilty that I haven’t updated these pages in an age – though by all accounts, this does not seem to have stopped the internet beating down the door (albeit modestly) in the last few days to...