Tag Archive: Travelling

Casa Colombo and interesting Feng Shui

The rain is pouring down outside the open windows at Casa Colombo Hotel. Inside, I am comfortably curled up into a big rotting arm chair with a large mango lassi. The large ceiling… Continue reading

Sleepless in Sri Lanka

In a hotel room in Colombo, I escape the world for a while.  So much has changed, I need to reassure myself. I am here. I am alive. The last few weeks in… Continue reading

The greater plan

We had a plan. We were in it together. Until I made other plans. The decision had been growing like a storm in my head for weeks, maybe longer. A whisper that had… Continue reading

Familiar feelings

I wake up without an alarm, in my childhood room. I can’t remember when I last slept a full night. Still I feel slow. Still sad. My mother comes sit at my bedside… Continue reading

Homecoming

Recipe for an amazing homecoming weekend: Have a smooth train ride. Arrive with a smile. Hug your mom. Enjoy her food and company. Have a good glass of wine. Have a rest. Bike… Continue reading

The journey’s inner purpose

If our destination, or the steps you are going to take in the future, take up so much of your attention that they become more important to you than the step you are… Continue reading

Arriving

During the journey some things I have learnt during the journey it isn’t always the names of the stations that are significant but rather who will meet you on the platform when you… Continue reading

The questions you didn’t think to ask

The best journeys answer questions that in the beginning, you didn’t even think to ask. from the Documentary 180 degrees South

The (Southern) paths we cross

The truck has arrived the coastal city of Swakopmund, an old German colony sometimes claimed to be more German than Germany itself. I think it looks pretty African with its palm trees and… Continue reading

Dusty

I have ten minutes at this little internet cafe, in a dusty Namibian town, which name I have forgotten. I know it would be useless to try and share all the thoughts and… Continue reading