On free-fall and new beginnings…

It's been 3 months since I arrived in Vietnam and 4 months since I left my home of four years in Tanzania. Moving and changing locations every few years has been my forever story. Rarely one to stay put for long, I find myself getting the four-year-itch and feeling the urge for new adventures and … Continue reading On free-fall and new beginnings…

On belonging and wandering and wildness…

"She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and no city." - Roman Payne I have been known to wax lyrical on occasion. Anyone who has ever spent even the smallest amount of time with me will have experienced my ramblings. My most … Continue reading On belonging and wandering and wildness…

Under Serengeti Skies…

   "There is language going on out there - the language of the wild. Roars, snorts, trumpets, squeals, whoops, and chirps all have meaning derived over eons of expression... We have yet to become fluent in the language -and music- of the wild."   Boyd Norton, Serengeti: The Eternal Beginning Lying in a canvas tent, listening to the … Continue reading Under Serengeti Skies…

“There is no other way…”

Choosing a life of travel carries with it both adventures and sacrifices. While many people admire your choice and enjoy living life vicariously through your photographs, phone calls and blog updates, very rarely do they see the parts that are difficult. We display an image of our travelling world that hides the more trying and … Continue reading “There is no other way…”

Keep some memories for yourself…

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.”— Ansel Adams Over the past few days I have felt like the luckiest person in the world as I experienced the wonders of the Serengeti and Ngorogoro Crater here in beautiful Tanzania. Β It's hard to describe … Continue reading Keep some memories for yourself…

Retrouvailles (French): The happiness of meeting again after a long time

"I like to see people reunited. Maybe that's a silly idea, but what can I say, I like the impatience, the stories that the mouth can't tell fast enough, the ears that aren't big enough, the eyes that can't take in all the change. I like the hugging, the bringing together, the end of missing … Continue reading Retrouvailles (French): The happiness of meeting again after a long time

Why do you keep travelling…?

I'm writing this post from the edge of the River Nile in Uganda looking out on this view:    When people ask me why I continue to travel, sometimes I simply show them a photo of where I am or where I've been and expect that it would be self-explanatory! But often people want more … Continue reading Why do you keep travelling…?