Old Man Travelling

The little hedge-row birds, That peck along the road, regard him not. He travels on, and in his face, his step, His gait, is one expression; every limb, His look and bending figure, all bespeak A man who does not move with pain, but moves With thought — He is insensibly subdued To settled quiet:…

Skylax of Karyanda

  One afternoon in Oman while out cycling on a mountain bike in the semi-desert of Ibri I discovered a fort. Incidentally there are two towns of this name in Oman but this Ibri is more isolated and further north. Up above I saw two Egyptian vultures gliding effortlessly overhead against the clear deep blue…

A Mynah Bird in Oman

This short film was taken one afternoon in Oman in Spring 2012. I was there for two years teaching English as a foreign language and it was probably the best posting of all my travels working abroad. The weather was nearly always sunny and the locals were usually friendly to Brits, although there was one…