Stories from travels in


Supersized me – po’girl carrying excess baggage

Walking down the aisle on the aeroplane en route from Chicago to Munich, I found it difficult to keep my distance from those occupying aisle

The mother road

I finally got to drive Route 66. Not all of it, just a short stretch, but enough to feel the magic. Dubbed the ‘Mother Road

Larger-than-life eccentricity

The city of Amarillo, TX, is sitting on 90% of the world’s helium supply. Aha, I hear you say, that might explain the association with

The Mystique of Texas

I have said that Texas is a state of mind, but I think it is more than that. It is a mystique closely approximating a