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Thank you!

Paul Bateman
Written by Paul Bateman

Thank you!

Real (adjective)
1. actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact; not imagined or supposed.
2. (of a thing) not imitation or artificial; genuine.

There’s a lot of pain and angst in the world – much of it online – and I don’t wish to add to it.

I want to travel (at home and abroad) as freely as I can, and tell you stories now and then of who and what I find: something real; something true.

I acknowledged failure in 2017.
Lamented the loss of the great John Clarke.
Found hope on an aeroplane.
Solace at the football.
And goodness on the road.

Thanks for your company, feedback and support!

Let’s travel some more in 2018.


About the author

Paul Bateman

Paul Bateman

I'm a writer from Melbourne, Australia. I write about life as I find it. In doing so, I hope to offer something real. I write, too, about wine at

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