The Bothers, and Brilliance of Backpacking

Ponderings of a twenty-something in the wind The thing about back-packing and travelling alone is that you become, or have to become, emotionally self-sufficient, you cannot rely on someone else to get you out of a mood, to take your mind off whatever is bothering you, distract you from the shit you will inevitably encounter, … Continue reading The Bothers, and Brilliance of Backpacking

Relaxation, Recovery, and other forms of Procrastination

Relaxation, Recovery, and other forms of Procrastination Let me set the scene for you, I’m lying in a hammock, it’s a little overcast so it’s not ridiculously hot, there are small local boats motoring by on the Mekong, who is herself lying languidly above the waterfalls in all her tremendous, murky glory, dotted throughout with … Continue reading Relaxation, Recovery, and other forms of Procrastination