Bristol Freighter? No problem!

TranslatorI was reminded of one of my more memorable flying adventures when visiting the M Shed museum in Bristol a few days ago. Among many other traditions the city has been famous for its aviation industry. Possibly the most famous plane to come out of the Bristol...

Living it Up

TranslatorBrian was a worrier. Chris and I got along with him well at Lao National Radio where he was one of our bosses as part of the Colombo Plan aid project. But one of the times we caught Brian worrying the most was during the week-long Pi Mai celebrations in...

My Adventure Begins

TranslatorBelow, the terrain looked uninviting and inhospitable as the plane – a  Royal Air Lao DC-4 – reduced altitude as we prepared to land in Vientiane. The burning of the rice paddies had generated a widespread canopy of purple smog, rendering the...