Category Archives: Famous People Who’ve Met Me

The Happy Wanderer

Dear Friends, I’d like to introduce you to my very talented friend Leanne Cole. She lives in Melbourne, enjoys wandering on the weekends and is the creator of Leanne Cole PHOTOGRAPHY. We caught up when Mrs ET and I were in Melbourne a couple of weeks ago and we were lucky enough to spend the …

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Sweet Serenade

Dear Friends, Being a yodeller of renown means I’m a fan of beautiful songs and I love hearing great music played well. Combine that with being in the presence of a musical superstar and I’m in heaven. I was an audience of one for this famous songster when he performed unplugged at Sand Wonderland in Blankenberge. The …

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Shiver Me Timbers – Weekly Photo Challenge – Treasure

Dear Friends, Pirates are renowned for having talking parrots on their shoulders and wearing eye patches. But the most well-known fact about pirates is that they have buried treasure stashed in secret locations all over the world. I met this pirate at the Historic Dockyards in Portsmouth just as he was getting ready to leave for an adventure on …

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A Little Less Conversation

Dear Friends, I’ve been quite surprised in the past when people have come up to me and introduced themselves as fans and followers. It’s usually a very pleasant experience and I come away feeling like I’ve made a new friend. Last week I met someone who was so excited he just couldn’t stop talking. Here …

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot

Dear Friends, You only have to look at me to see that I’m not very athletic and playing any type of sport isn’t my preferred leisure activity. But those of you who have been following my adventures for some time will know that I am an avid follower of sport. I enjoy the action, the passion of …

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I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas

Dear Friends, In sunny Queensland Christmas is anything but white. It’s 30° C and blindingly bright, with not a snowflake to be seen.  For those wishing to cool off a little here is a snowy Christmas tableau.  Happy Christmas from Frosty, Santa and me! Justin.

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King For a Day – Weekly photo challenge – Unexpected

Dear Friends, Whenever I meet another famous person it’s very exciting – for both of us. There’s a real thrill in seeing someone well-known up close and personal, especially if the encounter is unexpected. I would never have expected to meet this King… and I bet he never expected to meet me! His fur coat is …

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Me and My Friends – Weekly Photo Challenge – Horizon

Dear Friends, Adventure travel writer Tim Cahill once said: “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” On my latest journey I was privileged to meet three followers of my blog who have also become my friends. Cath lives in Singapore and is the creator of Lizzie Rose Jewellery. She is an accomplished crafter …

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Count On Me

Dear Friends, With my background as a member of the Bavarian Mountain Rescue Service I am definitely an outdoors type of beaver. That’s why I’m such a big fan of Bear Grylls. He always knows just what to do in any situation and his survival skills are amazing. To upgrade my own survival skills to …

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London Calling – Weekly Photo Challenge – Unusual POV

Dear Friends, London is a very big place. With a population of nearly nine million and a land area of 611 square miles, it’s easy to feel dwarfed here. But I have managed to find some things that are just my size. Small is beautiful. Justin.

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