Sometimes when you've been travelling around the place, meeting new people and seeing exciting places, you should get tired. IF YOU ASK ME, tiredness comes when you are simply a spectator in an unfamiliar place. People float my boat and on my recent trip, people made my tiredness, mostly, vanish.
Greater love hath no brother
Who’d have thought I’d witness a brother’s love overcoming fear, and staying strong in dangerous proximity to a top predator?
In the autumn/winter, a few years back, I walked an old droving road every day in all weathers. The vegetation vanished and as the nights drew in, the path ever more like slurry … and I could see more and more of the old walls. And then, in one particular place, the wall had a sizeable hole … (more…)