Such quirks of destiny have never been better explained than by the delightful story, aptly named ‘ Death in Tehran, which goes like this: Once upon a time, a rich merchant was approached by his servant who was in a […]
For the best part of 2 decades, excitement in this wonderful corner of the planet came hard on the heels of excitement: night dives in the big blue; fishing expeditions in the virgin waters near the Amirantes drop-off; sailing trips […]
So, here I am, an exile from my spiritual home, but very happy in my acquired homeland of Seychelles where I came to settle in 1978, fresh from the turmoil of the Islamic Revolution whose fallout continues to work its […]
As I begin, there’s something distinctly odd about blogging like this from the paradise islands of Seychelles, even for a writer. One reason is that blogging’s still a bit too ‘au sec’ for me, and then there’s always something more […]
The Buzzard’s hoard: The fabulous, undiscovered pirate treasure of Seychelles Marbles, a stone horse’s head, a waterlogged woman, a quartz-lined cave and a 300-year old cipher are among mysteries still whispered about on the paradisiacal islands of Seychelles where, it […]
The Seychelles-based Burridge is, in reality, a writer and a legendary figure in these parts. He sports a trim goatee and a fugitive grin. The bespectacled author is also a tourism consultant and freelance copywriter. The compelling nature of his narrative imparts an aura of mystery to his persona and his tales.