Monthly Archives: March 2015

Jamaica: Errol & Patrice Flynn – a love story

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The late Patrice Wymore Flynn was a great ambassador for Jamaica. She and her husband, Errol Flynn, spent much of their married life together … Continue reading

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Australia: The Didgeridoo

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It may look easy, but you try it! The Didgeridoo is an aboriginal wind instrument made from the hollowed out limbs of trees in … Continue reading

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Barbados: Coral – A Matter of Life and Death

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It could be said that the island of Barbados owes its existence to the extensive coral reefs that surround it and upon which it … Continue reading

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Greek Mythology: Creation of the Seasons

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This feature was prompted by my visits to the archaeological sites in Northern Greece where I saw wonderful sculptures, mosaics and wall paintings depicting … Continue reading

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England & France: Cross-Channel Religious Connections

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During the dark ages the tribal peoples of Western Europe found a solution for their hatred and fear of one another in their acceptance … Continue reading

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Romans in Kent: The Claudian Invasion

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In 43 AD Emperor Claudius planned a major and successful invasion of Britain. In this feature we look at the lighthouses, forts and cities … Continue reading

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England: Caesar’s Conquests – Invasion of Kent

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In 55 BC Caesar and his Roman Legions sailed from Boulogne across the Strait of Dover on an exploratory mission preceding his conquest of … Continue reading

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France: Bavay & Boulogne – Roman ruins revealed

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In the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France we visit two archaeological sites: Bavay, capital of the Nervii, and an important commercial centre from which Caesar … Continue reading

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Georgian Bay – Canada’s Sixth Great Lake

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Yachts, skiffs, canoes, house boats, short daily cruises – there are various ways to sail and explore the waters of Georgian Bay, Canada’s 6th … Continue reading

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England: The Duchess & Chatsworth House

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Chatsworth House is one of the great Stately Homes of England and some 30 years ago I had the pleasure and privilege of filming … Continue reading

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