After The Bomb

After The Bomb-Survivors of The Atomic Bomb in Hiroshima and Nagasaki tell their story. Tsutomu Yamaguchi survived the nuclear bombings of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Enola Gay – OMD Source:Orchestral Manoevres In The Dark Radioactive -Imagiine Dragons Interestingly I gather Imagine Dragons are particularly Big In Japan – Alphaville Source; Heroes of the 80s https://youtube.com/c/HeroesOfThe80s The …

Komodo Dragons

Singapore Zoo Source: Wildlife Reserves Singapore https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOY2ruW8XPbqi-X3snMUBAA May 1992 Singapore Zoo is one of the best zoos I have ever visited. The most exciting thing for me, was finally getting to see Komodo dragons. I had met a guy in Perth, Australia who had told us about his visit to Komodo Island. He had graphically …

Singapore to Kuala Lumpur

May 1992 I noted that Singapore train station was not particularly busy. Eventually having gone through the necessary customs and immigration, we were able to board the train. We had six long hours on the train. The air-conditioning was very effective. I was amused to read that Lonely Planet considered Malaysian air conditioning to have …

Jericho

March 1990 We had a lovely time. I particularly remember  the Friday we (my American friend and I) had struggled through the crowds at Damascus Gate, just before a riot had broken out,(Somebody had been killed.) in order to reach the Arab bus station, to catch a bus into Jericho, which is in the West …