Monthly archives: June, 2014

Chinatown Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia – ‘Cimla to Chinatown (within 36 hours!)’

I was teary eyed getting onto the National Express bus from Port Talbot to Heathrow. It’s always difficult saying goodbye to all your family before you go on a trip, especially when you’re on a one way ticket and have no exact return date. It was 6am, so I stuck in my headphones, turned the…

D Day landings 1944

Wales – ‘I was 20 the next day and I didn’t think I’d see 20’

I was reading an article this morning about the ceremonies being held over the weekend to commemorate those who took part in the D Day landings in Normandy in 1944. On that day just over 150,000 troops, mainly from the UK, America and Canada landed on the beaches of Normandy to fight against an evil…