Following the rickshaw drivers across the bridge back into India I feel elated to be back in the country and simultaneously felt as if I had never left.
The jostling of people, lorries, tuktuks and rickshaws crossing over the river, all stopping and starting with fierce jabs on (…)
Imagine standing in a car park in the middle of Chiang Mai, Thailand, clutching a coffee pot to your chest like it is the last line of defence against emotional oblivion (it is) and choking back hot, salty tears of frustration, rage and (right there at the back) of recognition and self (…)
Varanasi, Benaras, Kashi …
City of a thousand years. City of the Sadhus. City with a list of names as long as it’s list of attributes. The city of Temples, Religion, Art, Culture, Tradition and Education … one of the oldest, still very much alive and very vibrant, living cities (…)
Dare I mention the dread ‘C’ word?! Is NYE any better?! After all, I am so far away from the socio-cultural signs that indicate this time of year to me that I have only just realised the date and am in shock that I am still getting the required amount of vitamin D! So […]
25th November 2017 – UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 200 million ….. 71% of all trafficking …. 35% of the global population ….. 1 in 3 These stats are intended to be be incomplete … I want you to look at the United Nations page in order to understand the […]
There is no ‘correct’ way, no predetermined route … I make Plan B (for backup!) and Plan A evolves as I meander my way across the face of the globe!! The fear of missing out (FOMO!!) on something or someone or somewhere is still within my psyche but as I have travelled my philosophy […]