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I have written and published two Ebooks about my world adventures.
Seeing The World My Way
Published in 2010 and re-published as an Ebook in 2017.
Seeing The Americas My Way
Ebook published September 2016.
My ebooks are travel biographies of the observations and experiences of a blind man as he travels around the world having crazy adventures. The first instalment, Seeing the World My Way, describes my early journeys: out for adventure but consumed by alcohol as a method for dealing with my disabilities.
My second ebook, Seeing the Americas My Way, is a more sober, yet more emotional tale. It highlights my challenges of confronting personal issues whilst travelling.
Košice, Slovakia photo album added (9th October 2020)
Just added these old photos taken in Košice, Slovakia, September 2017.
Podcast interview (4th October 2020)
Dear friends, I hope this finds you all well. Below are a series of links to a recent podcast interview I did with a wonderful lady in beautiful Indonesia. Check it out and share it. I hope the links are accessible. Have a wonderful evening and week. Cheers, Tony the Traveller :).
Posting from a very wet and windy Devon!
Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/…/podc…/go-stalking/id1517432063…
Travel and Leisure India interview (29th September 2020)
Check out this interview Tony did for the Travel and Leisure India website – https://travelandleisureindia.in/tony-giles/
Blog post / Travel decisions! (9th August 2020)
Dear followers, hope all’s well. All’s quiet on the Devon front! :) Relaxing in the heat and attempting to work out where to travel next. Uzbekistan? Barbados? South East Asia? Marshall Islands? Each time I consider a location, Covid 19 virus gets in the way! I realise this virus is effecting peoples lives directly, but travelling is my life, it’s what I do! Plus, many countries need tourists to support their economies. It’s a difficult balance.Read more →
Blog post / Beirut Explosion (5th August 2020)
My thoughts are with the incredible people of Beirut and Lebanon. An amazing country and city. What a travesty! I remember my ten days in that fascinating country and, in particular, Beirut with fondness :). Hospitable, emotional people, tasty food, lively cafes, crumbling streets, a diversity of colourfully dressed people, crazy traffic and such a vibrant city and society. To me, Beirut felt like a nightclub in a building site! Walking around that chaotic metropolis,Read more →
Saturday Night Lockdown interview (30th July 2020)
Blog post / Continued racial profiling in police stop and search! (7th July 2020)
Bianca Williams: Athlete accuses police of racial profiling after vehicle search – BBC Sport This is one of the many reasons why the Black Lives Matter movement has sprung up and become active. It’s because of events like this by police who continuously use their ‘stop and search’ powers to harass black people on an an assumption that all black people are involved in illegal drugs or are gang members. Especially if they are driving an expensive looking vehicle.Read more →
Blog post / Removing Statues? (28th June 2020)
An interesting article about plaks and statue of famous actor, John Wayne being removed at Orange County Airport, California. I don’t agree with Waynes’ comments, but rather than removing his statue, maybe a plak explaining both his good and bad points. It was a different era. www.mercurynews.com/2020/06/27/leaders-push-to-remove-john-wayne-name-statue-from-orange-county-airport/
We have to educate people and ourselves, not erase the past, but learn from it. Does one now ban all John Wayn films because they portray Native Americans (Red Indians) in a negative light?