“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” T.S. Eliot Yes, dear reader after seven years of continuous travel I have settled down. Travel was becoming jaded, dull- always a sign that change is needed.… Read More Leaving the Travelling Life Behind
“Not every ROAD we come across in our daily life is one we have to take. Sometimes just standing still and being, can BE the best move we ever make.” ― Angie Karan Within a few days I had travelled halfway across the world. But for the three months prior to that epic journey, I… Read More In Celebration of Small Things: Standing Still and Saturday Soccer
Home and Habitat I’ve been travelling constantly for four years now and here in a banlieue / suburb of Paris while watching a TV show on Australian Indigenous peoples, I contemplate what it is to have a home and to be at home. Many people have homes but are not necessarily at home in their… Read More Home and Habitat
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
“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?