Ok I’ll be upfront with you, I have a love-hate relationship with machinery. To me, they are bits of steel which are supposed to make life easier, not temperamental gods who must be appeased with devotional offerings. But I don’t fall into the Basil Fawlty school of relating to machines either, in turn swearing at… Read More The Machinery of Life
Every journey is unique. Of course it’s good to have high and positive expectations, but that gnarly old trickster life, enters the picture, throwing a bunch of little steel balls on your path causing you to wobble a bit. On reflection its the wobbly bits though, which make you journey singular and interesting. On Tuesday… Read More A Journey North
“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” ~Michael Althsuler . I could regret the fact that I didnt travel much in my youth but on reflection this is the best time of my life for travel. I have the inner resources needed to get the most from the… Read More Time Travel
When people say they have been to a place what do they really mean? Followed the guides and guidebooks? Had a pleasant enough time? I’m interested in what we bring to a place and how willing we are to allow its energy to infuse us, to touch ùs.It really doesn’t matter what the guidebooks tell… Read More Spirit of Place
1. Freedom is the constant companion of solo travellers throughout the world. You get to have a wonderful relationship with it as you make choices based on needs and preferences. But the truth is, it was always available even in times of apparent stagnation and limitation.In short,freedom is a conscious choice made from a position… Read More Seven Things I’ve learnt about Freedom from Travelling
“Where we love is home” Oliver Wendell Holmes “So where is your home?” I could be cute and say it’s an inner place, my home. The truth is, when I am asked this question as I introduce myself to a new person and define my current lifestyle as a house sitter, that I have no… Read More Home-Less or Home-Full?
“Trust your instincts;your mistakes might as well be your own as so someone else’s” Billy Wilder I’ve discovered that when I trust myself, I can trust the cosmic flows of life. Others trust me as a result of my self-trust, too.Animals, particularly those who have suffered trauma at the hands of humans, also start to… Read More Trusting Yourself