AC/DC – It’s Not Over, Rosie Ain’t Singin’ Yet!

AC/DC – It’s Not Over, Rosie Ain’t Singin’ Yet!

In recent days rumours about the future of legendary hard rock band AC/DC have been racing about the internet. All the buzz was about them retiring and giving up on making new music and no more tours. The basis of this was that founding member Malcolm Young (rhythm guitar) is suffering a serious illness and … Continue reading

Fisherman’s Bastion – Budapest

Fisherman’s Bastion – Budapest

High atop Castle Hill on the Buda side of the city of Budapest in Hungary sits the Fisherman’s Bastion. A viewing platform completed in 1902 with seven towers (one for each Magyar tribe that first settled here in 896) that offers great views of the Danube river and the city below. The bastions name is derived from the fisherman … Continue reading

The Siegfried Line

The Siegfried Line

In 2012 whilst touring World War Two battlefield sites of the Battle of the Bulge (Germany’s last major western front offensive of the 1944/45 winter) in the Ardennes region of Belgium and Luxembourg I realised I was very close to the German border and also the remnants of the old Siegfried Line. I knew it would be the perfect bookend … Continue reading

The Flying Salties of the Adelaide River

The Flying Salties of the Adelaide River

So they say white man can’t jump. What about Saltwater Crocodiles? I can tell you if one was after me I would certainly jump! The Saltwater Crocodile, Crocodylus Porosus is also known as an Estuarine Crocodile or commonly in Australia as a “Saltie“. They are the worlds largest living reptile. It is not uncommon for them … Continue reading

Jungfraujoch – The Top of Europe

Jungfraujoch – The Top of Europe

In 2005 I made my first visit to Switzerland. Apart from catching up with friends and touring the country I took an amazing railway journey to the top of the Jungfraujoch. This is a saddle between the Jungfrau Mountain (Young Virgin Mountain – 4,158 metres / 3,642 feet) and the Mönch Mountain (4,107 m / 13,474 feet) … Continue reading