The organisers of the Tour of Oman cycle race have announced the dates for 2018, and with only 6 weeks to the start – planning for your visit to Oman to see it needs to start immediately.
The first warmish day of summer 2017 encouraged me to visit the David Bowie ‘memorial’ in Brixton, London.
The day started well as I walked past Continue reading “Books and Bowie”
May can often be Oman’s hottest month and temperatures over 40c are frequent. This means that activities need to be selected to take the heat into account.
Though spending time in one of Oman’s almost innumerable Continue reading “Oman’s Top 5 things to do in May 2017”
North of London’s centre for Lawyers is Lincoln’s Inn Fields one of London’s great public squares.
It’s where one of London’s oldest and nicest Museums, Sir John Soane’s Museum, is located. Despite the good weather I had a Continue reading “Wandering through London”
Bradt Guide to Oman had a fantastic double page spread byFaces magazine
Writing the revision for the Bradt Guide to Oman I needed not only focus on finishing the text & maps but also change my view point of Oman’s tourism.
Previously, while working in Oman’s tourism, organising a visit Continue reading “Oman’s cultural tourism”
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.