A travellers routine ~ Part 1

I'm not usually one for routine. In fact, I'm not usually one for anything in that department, really; rules, guidelines, limits - all constraining things of that ilk. I've been breaking them so long that they tend to keep their distance nowadays.. But, slowly and slyly, under the delicate threshold of perception, a certain routine... Continue Reading →

Travels changed you.

A multicoloured campervan zooms over the sprawling plains of Hokitika, gathering speed, vanishing and emerging from the mirror haze like an apparition. Tom - Pwhhhoo.. Lets eat now boys? I want food now. What do you think of that boys. Food now? I'm ready if you are. Liam - Oh yeah. Great idea. What about... Continue Reading →

It’s been a while.

Yes, its been a while.. I should probably talk on all the epic adventures we've been having here over the last few weeks in New Zealand - these are surely the things that will entertain and inspire others in their own journeys and ambitions. Somewhere here, experienced but unwritten, await all those remarkable moments that... Continue Reading →

Sounds of the city

The grass is warm underfoot, and the blades are soft and tickle the skin. All around are clusters of people, sitting and talking and happy, their chatter met with the sounds of the city, an endless expanse of radiant white noise. And then there are the skateboarders, all stooped shoulders and oversized shirts, either falling... Continue Reading →

The real-life Daredevil

Finding the balance point of the fridge door so it sits, swinging neither in nor out. Foreseeing the fall of a biscuit tin lid with a well placed foot. Knowing which of the floorboards still resist creak. Holding the lock of the door at just the threshold that it slides and not clicks. All in... Continue Reading →

A message to the rain.

Hullo rain. Not seen you in a while. It's not so often that you relieve me, revitalize me. More often you irritate me. But when you appear like this so suddenly, powerfully, as another dawn scrapes a humid night away, you seem vital, and I welcome you with calm elation - let you strip the... Continue Reading →

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