Just before Christmas I chatted with Bill Padley on his morning radio show on ‘Talk Radio Europe’. We talk hotels, Camels, Date Trees and more. Listen to Tony here on SoundCloud. <<click here.
The Bradt Oman Guide Book cover is now finalized after a couple of edits,
I’m so pleased and think this Continue reading “Bradt Oman Guide book front cover”
Critical for the Bradt guide book’s contents are maps. There are several for each chapter in the guide and all are new for this edition ranging from perhaps a regional map, down to a map or insert that might cover part of a town.
I stitched together the base of each in Photoshop Continue reading “Mapping for the Bradt Guide to Oman”
Warm sunny days and a hot keyboard! Writing a Bradt guide book is very intense; its not the information so much as writing it in a way that is unambiguous.
One of the things Ive had to do is use Microsoft’s Word ‘review’ button. Continue reading “Summer time – and a keyboard is my life!”
Well! I’m excited to be updating the Bradt Guide to Oman.
and a Happy New Year 2015
Y Magazine’ s Kate Ginn rang me last week regarding the book and after a chat asked for photos. I of course expected a short piece with a photo or two. So it was fantastic to open up Y Magazine this morning and see a double page spread about the book. You can read it here http://www.y-oman.com/2013/03/heritage-hunter/ (thanks Kate)
Chris Fisher of Merge FM 104.8 invited me into his studio for a chat about the book ‘ Walking Through History’.
How he manages to juggle all the controls at his desk and Continue reading “Chris Fisher of Oman’s Merge FM chats with me about the book ‘Walking Through History’”
Do you live in Oman? Would you like a great price on the book ‘Walking through History’? Its all about Oman’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Filled with unique colour images and well researched information – this is the first Coffee Table Book about Oman’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites .
If you want it as a gift or to enjoy yourself – Crème de la Crème magazine have decided to help support the book’s launch.
Pick up a copy of the new February issue of Crème de la Crème magazine. Then take the magazine into their office of the building on ’ al Elm Street‘ in Al Khuwair ‘(opposite the Platinum Hotel off Dohat al Adab Street ) – and you will get Rial Omani 5/- off a copy of the book – its already in the Al Roya warehouse for the launch on February 14th.
Cruising into Mina Sultan Qaboos is always an experience, the harbour really looks great from the sea.
Of course though enjoying the views it was also Continue reading “The Clipper Odyssey arrives into Muscat”
Waking early enabled me to enjoy sunrise over Musandam as we entered Khasab on the Clipper Odyssey.
It was a treat to visit Continue reading “Sea and Sun in Musandam”
We made our first stop of the morning in Doha at the Souq Waqif,
and with splendid Arabian Horses walking through the streets it Continue reading “Museum of Islamic Arts Doha”
The Zodiacs of the Clipper Odyssey ably lead by John Yersin came in handy to get us onto Sir bani Yas .
I joined other Continue reading “Zodiacs onto Sir Bani Yas”
It was very interesting to visit the Falcon Hospital