So my second reason to try self publishing was because you have instant access to a Worldwide marketplace.
This infographic is almost a couple of years old but still highlights the amazing potential Amazon, as a virtual "marketplace" offers us.
Check it out - nine facts about the giant:
Blogging is an amazing concept so here I am giving it a whirl. You'll get words. You'll get pics. Sometimes a vid or two. You'll get tongue in cheek, the odd humble opinion and an honest insight into my travels and writing life. Maybe even a few gems along the way. I'll be musing on home turf as I see more and more of the UK and sharing my experiences further afield on holidays and adventurous trips across the globe.