The comeback Canary

“Europe’s newest peak is still smouldering. Clouds of white steam curl across ebony slopes, melting up into clouds that gather above a currently nameless mountain.” In September 2021 the island of La Palma started spewing fire. The youngest Canary Island – a mere spring chicken at only 1.8 million years …

Big Trip: Scotland

“Late summer and early autumn is glorious here, the landscape turning to russet and gold, the weather still warm (enough) and the crowds drifting away.” I didn’t visit Scotland until I was in my twenties, but the country leapt right into my heart and has now long been my favourite …