Moonage Daydream – the film freaking out with David Bowie
I watched the film ‘Moonage Daydream’, the latest, almost psychedelic, David Bowie event.
The title is taken from a song, best Continue reading “Moonage Daydream – the film freaking out with David Bowie“
Elizabeth Line – London – is open
London’s remarkable new train service, the Elizabeth Line is more, or less, open. Its currently running Continue reading “Elizabeth Line – London – is open”
Sultan Haitham meets Queen Elizabeth in London
Sultan Haitham bin Tariq met with Queen Elizabeth in Windsor Castle, London today,
on his first Continue reading “Sultan Haitham meets Queen Elizabeth in London”
World Travel Market (WTM) London 2021 ExCeL London from November 1 to 3
This week London has been hosting the World Travel Market (WTM) at ExCeL London from November 1 to 3 . Incidentally ExCeL , owned by Abu Dhabi was a centre for overflow Covid hospitalisations in London.
The theme of the event was ‘reconnect, rebuild’ Continue reading “World Travel Market (WTM) London 2021 ExCeL London from November 1 to 3“
Tim Mackintosh-Smith talks ‘Arabs’
The British-Yemeni Society, The International Association for the Study of Arabia and the MBI Al Jaber Foundation were hosting Tim Mackintosh-Smith in conversation with Ian Black on the book ‘Arabs’ by Tim.
With a break in the gales over Britian and the overcast weather breaking into a bright, sunny day, I took Continue reading “Tim Mackintosh-Smith talks ‘Arabs’”
Dr Noel Guckian has died
Dr Noel Guckian, the former British Ambassador to Oman has died.
He was ambassador to Oman between Continue reading “Dr Noel Guckian has died“
Prince William visits Oman for a short visit after arriving from Kuwait
Prince William flew in from Kuwait to visit Oman in early December 2019. Sultan Qaboos met with him in Bait Al Baraka.
On Prince William’s arrival he first went to Khasab where he was received by Sayyid Ibrahim bin Said al Busaidy Governor of Musandam.
Then he flew into Muscat Continue reading “Prince William visits Oman for a short visit after arriving from Kuwait“
International Media MarketPlace 2019 the TravMedia event
London was in bloom
for the International Media MarketPlace 2019, at the Continue reading “International Media MarketPlace 2019 the TravMedia event“
Sir Wilfred Patrick Thesiger was born on 3 June 1910 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (then Abyssinia) into a life of privilege and aristocratic connections.
His father was the Continue reading “WILFRED THESIGER”
London Book Fair 2018
The offer for me to fill the vacant Presidential seat at the Book Fair London 2018 got turned down,
though I guess the new book by Bill Clinton and James Patterson ‘The President is Missing’ will Continue reading “London Book Fair 2018”
Pilgrimage to Walsingham
North Norfolk is the location of the pilgrimage to Walsingham so we travelled east along the coast from Kings Lynn
which leads to numerous Continue reading “Pilgrimage to Walsingham”
Kettle’s Yard Cambridge and King’s Lynn England
After all the snow and freezing weather, it was great to make a visit to Kettle’s Yard Cambridge & then onto Kings Lynn.
Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge re-opened in early Continue reading “Kettle’s Yard Cambridge and King’s Lynn England”
Oman outstrips the UK with 4G speed and availability.
In a new report – Long-Term Evolution (LTE) November 2017 by opensignal.com – the state of some of the world’s 4G services was covered.
4G availability was 96.69% in South Korea (as a proportion of time actual users have access to 4G rather than simple geographic coverage). Oman achieved Continue reading “Oman outstrips the UK with 4G speed and availability.”
An English Summer Weekend
Almost perfect weather for cycling got me out into the English countryside of East Anglia where Classic Cars were on show
and the Thaxted Morris Men and Continue reading “An English Summer Weekend”
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