Travels with Charlie in Search of French

Way-tales of Nantes.MP4

Oct 20, 2017 |

Outputs from my research stay in Nantes are available to download free from ResearchGate at Go to ResearchGate  

Research Methods in Tourism

Oct 11, 2017 |

I bought my copy on Amazon Kindle today.  Will keep posting more as I read. Please feel free to add your comments in the reply box below if you have your copy already… View on Amazon at Please SUBSCRIBE to the Travel Writing Blog below. First comments on the Methods book: Already in an early […more]


Oct 11, 2017 |

I made a discovery at the railway station yesterday that I have to share. A truly wonderful magazine of travel writing, beautifully illustrated and containing an excellent a range of feature articles.  Further news updates are given in the closing pages of the magazine, too.  Timeless Travels are based near Salisbury so I must have […more]


Oct 8, 2017 |

Authenticity, being true to oneself when making life choices, is a concept taken from existentialism.  Simone de Beauvoir has one of her characters in her novel, The Mandarins pose a key, and serious existential question, ‘And then how shall we live?’ (Beauvoir, 1954, 35) to encourage her readers to examine their own lives rather than accept the […more]


Oct 6, 2017 |

Toureme presents lectures in tourism and heritage management along with longer web-labs.  We began to use Google Sites for this so that students have access to the lectures even when off campus on fieldwork, and the pages display well on smartphones.  Productivity on these Web 2.0 sites is much better than on my own server at for […more]