Philos Edmond…A Seychelles icon

Philos Edmond…A Seychelles icon

Philos and the Russians   One of my stand-out memories of Philos was the time in April 1989, when Rosemary sent him down to D’arros with me and on a strict diet, far from the temptations of home. Things started off pretty well and we entered into a regime of healthy eating and sport; tennis […]

Running through Eden: Seychelles’ Eco-Friendly Marathon

Running through Eden: Seychelles’ Eco-Friendly Marathon

  Running through Eden   Sapphire seas, cobalt skies and a meandering road ahead, sandwiched between lush forests, largely untouched since the dawn of time and the lapping of the Indian Ocean against magnificent, silver sands. I adjust my sunglasses to fend off the bright morning sunlight of the place many call ‘the land of […]

Poem: Shanghai

Poem: Shanghai

Shanghai Ample shade of elm-entwined boulevards Pardons sprawling lines of cars Flanked by Shaolin temples & Starbucks In their steamy, modern marriage Contours of grand buildings etched in penciled neon Cause evening’s skyline to gently sizzle Lighting the smiles of a patient people Who know the future is theirs Google+

Go East, my son!

Go East, my son!

Fifteen members of both local and international press were invited aboard Air Seychelles’ inaugural flight to Hong Kong on 24th March 2013 to mark this historic moment in the continuing growth of Seychelles’ national carrier, Air Seychelles, now in partnership with Etihad Airways.   Only days before, Air Seychelles took delivery of the newest addition to […]