Category: Travel & Tourism

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Port traffic jam

Robert Sissons
Stationary traffic waiting to enter Dover Port

I work as a professional tour guide and hold two ‘Blue Badge’ qualifications, for guiding in London and in South-East England (Kent, Surrey and Sussex). Before 2020, most of my work was with cruise ships calling at Dover and groups of French schoolchildren studying at local language schools. Both sources of work disappeared altogether with […]

All Change for Ashford

Charlotte Mbali
Ashford railway station with a Eurostar train on the left

“All change for Ashford” is a drama about the development of the railways through Ashford. It is enacted around the old town centre church.

Migration canoes to flying foils

Mike Phillips
A Maori Waka at Waikato

Waka is the Maori word for a vessel or canoe. A waka hourua is a double hulled ocean-going canoe used over many centuries for migration of the Maori race across the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean. The design used is still relevant to sports and recreational boats of today.

Aviation Safety After Brexit

Magdalena Williams

When you book your family holiday, the last thing you want to worry about is the safety of the flight you are taking. Who ensures that the flight is as safe as possible? 

Crossing Borders

Magdalena Williams

Magdalena examines her lasting horror of crossing international borders. In this article she details a very harrowing experience in Hungary.

My Final Trip of 2021

Mike Phillips

Mike travels from Spain to Kent to discover the true effects of Brexit thus far on his family, and contemplates political change in the EU.