Three things you don’t know about Iceland

Having just spent a few days Iceland, I have reaffirmed the fantastic advantage of travelling to a country to open your mind. With no more than 24 hours on Iceland’s sunny (if cold) shores, I discovered three things I didn’t … Continue reading

Happy spring and happy birthday grandpa! RIP NMD1

Today would have marked my grandfather’s 103rd birthday. Three years ago, we celebrated what would have been his 100th birthday with a magical 24-hour global social experiment!  Here was the result by the way… Nothing quite as grand today. However, … Continue reading

Food & Restaurants in Marrakesh Morocco – Part 2 of 3

We had to miss out on the famed Hotel Mamounia because it is [still] under refurbishment. We splurged on two “exclusive” dinners, one at the Jardins de la Medina, 21 Derb Chtoukah, Kasbah Marrakesh) which featured excruciatingly slow service and … Continue reading

The Amazing Internet – Guest post by Victor Dial

The Amazing Internet – Guest post by my father, Victor Dial I know it’s a cliché, but isn’t it amazing what you can find on the internet? Two recent occasions come to mind: The first was when, some days ago, … Continue reading

Mr Rogers speaks to US Senate

Got turned on to this via a twit from my pal Mitch. The Youtube video is Mr Rogers‘ talk with a US Senate sub-committee, in a meeting chaired by the notoriously “cold” Senator John Pastori, on May 1, 1969. It … Continue reading