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Botswana safari – part 1

Botswana safari – part 1

Last month, I was finally able to make a long delayed trip to Botswana to safari with Pangolin Photo Safaris. Pangolin is different from other safaris in that they concentrate on what photographers want.  Not merely a passing glimpse of the big 5 in Africa 

Seven Dials Market

Seven Dials Market

After the rather inept opening of Market Hall Canary Wharf, I needed a bit of persuading to try another London collective eating environment. Market Hall Canary Wharf marketed itself heavily, yet when I arrived on opening day, they kept me waiting for 30 minutes as 

Cafe East

Cafe East

I have been remiss in not publishing a review of Cafe East as I first came here over a decade ago.  It was dirtier (but cheaper) then.  It is now much spruced up, so not as dependent on word of mouth for business.  It actually 

Benares

Benares

In my morbid moments, I wonder what my epitaph should read.  What I would not like it to say is “started off so well…”. However, perhaps that might be fitting for the tombstones of some restaurants. Bernares was the epitome of a high end Mayfair 

Singapore – everything else

Singapore – everything else

Here is a sprinkling of the remainer of what I ate.  And that is most definitely enough as I am a larger man now.  I’m not what I was before, when food would refuse to hang off me – perhaps a sign of maturity.