Journal

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West Bengal: India

West Bengal: India

2019-02-11

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 (…)

East Nepal

East Nepal

2018-12-21

It’s with a heightened sense of excitement, expectation and fear that I finally leave Kathmandu. Later than I had ‘planned’ has become the norm and I should therefore be adding on VAT (value added time) to any decisions I make. Logistical issues surrounding finance (…)

A Winter Countdown

A Winter Countdown

2018-12-01

Some thinking, some writing. ¬†Memories and musings. ¬†A collection of thoughts directly and indirectly influenced by this Festive season,¬†images and thoughts I decided to share with you. ¬†Follow along on the¬†Calendar and ‘Festive’¬†project page for a daily (…)

Cyclist?

Cyclist?

2018-11-25

Sitting around in Kathmandu.  Visa anxiety.  Long overdue route consideration. Self doubt.  Questions about life choices and personal identity.
Endless opportunity for contemplating the long journey to reach here, the people I have met, the places I have seen (…)

Ego Check Chiang Mai

Ego Check Chiang Mai

2018-10-15

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 (…)

Sick

Sick

2018-05-16

Where to start .. the beginning almost doesn’t make sense because it’s so far away and so many personal layers have been uncovered and shed in a process of sickness and rebirth which sounds cliched and overly dramatic and was, or rather is, a reality I never expected (…)