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 →

The road less travelled

The tarmac is a paler grey than the usual, flecked with white and utterly hitchless. A vague mirage shimmers as we near the summit of another lowland hilltop, sky and earth together and boundless, soon giving way to the next great length of highway, which always seems to be sliding off to some impossible destination... Continue Reading →

Travel makes the heart go stronger

Encounters whilst travelling are fleeting, and often go breaking up with some degree of longing. Sometimes at a hostel, sometimes at a bar, sometimes on the beach you'll meet. Two chips of flint from opposite ends of the earth, struck together . A single spark flies, but the fire never comes. Here, at the entrance... Continue Reading →

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