Religious tourist

A journey through religions and their cultures.

Two mosques, Abdullah, a taxi cab, a walk, some grass, a sit down, a tree, a caterpillar and me – Part 2

Taking steps back and forth while throwing up our hands to articulate the international sign for “after you mate, I insist”, mine and Abdullah’s respective politeness was causing us to … Continue reading

August 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Two Mosques, Abdullah, a taxi cab, a walk, some grass, a sit down, a tree, a caterpillar and me. – Part 1

As the Sun’s rays attempted to turn me into a pillar of salt, I slid towards the Mosque leaving a trail of slime and sludge behind me. For any passes … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

Prayer Game

Sat crossed legged at the back of the mosque in a position eerily reminiscent of my early Hindu days, I found myself bereft of ideas. After driving some 20 miles … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rama, damn.

The brain is a powerful tool, but not so powerful that it can lift discarded digestive biscuits from off the pavement and up into your mouth without you being made … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Auditing – part three

“Have you arrived at one?” Contrary to the code of the cub scouts, I had found myself unprepared. However, I would say it’s a stretch to suggest I’d prepared to … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 4 Comments

Auditing – Part two

With 30 minutes to kill before my auditing could begin, I decided to take in the sights of the city. Realising quickly however that Birmingham had only eyesores on offer, … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Auditing – Part one

My directional capabilities are usually catastrophic, curtailing my curiousness of any city I find myself in. However today, like a pigeon with a compass, I navigated the streets of Birmingham … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · 3 Comments