"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

Packed And Almost Ready…

My bags are packed.
My shoes, which have not seen daylight since they walked the streets of Washington DC, four months ago, have been brought out of storage.
My scarf, in case of cool weather and cooler aeroplane cabins, is readily accessible.

My recollection, from a couple of years back, is that evenings in the Sinai desert can prove difficult to predict…



6 responses

  1. You are a traveling man, J. Have a safe (and wondrous) trip.

    October 11, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    • Thank you, Glynn. Though I have to say you’ve been pretty peripatetic yourself of late..

      October 12, 2012 at 1:57 am

  2. We’re off on our travels tomorrow too. Cases packed for every eventuality. Wedding weather is very difficult to predict.

    October 12, 2012 at 2:23 am

    • Many, many congratulations!
      May the happy couple be bathed in glorious sunshine..

      October 12, 2012 at 2:35 am

  3. Toffeeapple

    I have scarf envy.
    Have a wonderful time.

    October 12, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    • It’s just one of my collection – a different scarf for every climate!

      October 12, 2012 at 9:17 pm

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