Travel Blog 

Africa time

My finely honed appreciation for ‘Africa time’ was developed over two years of travelling through more than 20 African countries in the early ’90s. I have returned to the world’s most exciting continent several times since, experiencing it from a different perspective – through the eyes of my young son. It’s a place that throws up countless adventures…

Written for the Travel Africa magazine website,



Autism rules ok

I have a 7-year-old son (now 9), who has been diagnosed with autism, high anxiety and selective mutism. He also has traits of pathological demand avoidance. Life is not always easy, but it sure has its moments. This is my take on being his dad – the highs, the lows and the funny bits…


On the Ball - Sports Blog

On the ball

A collection of random articles that I have written, mainly about football…