Category Archives: Religion

Humberto

I’ve been saving this one up, for a rainy day. Let me tell you about Humberto – what I imagine all grandfathers to be like, if you really got to know them. ‘Saturday 11th October 1920 Amsterdam time My flight from

Humberto

I’ve been saving this one up, for a rainy day. Let me tell you about Humberto – what I imagine all grandfathers to be like, if you really got to know them. ‘Saturday 11th October 1920 Amsterdam time My flight from

My Grandmother’s Words

My grandmother used to always say, ‘Don’t go eating here and there before you travel’.  In fact, she used to stand on the veranda stamping her feet and tell me the devil would curse me to highlight her annoyance.  (She

My Grandmother’s Words

My grandmother used to always say, ‘Don’t go eating here and there before you travel’.  In fact, she used to stand on the veranda stamping her feet and tell me the devil would curse me to highlight her annoyance.  (She

Of things Orange and Pink

We pick up, on Day 1, as the dawn breaks and I arrive into Amritsar train station… Top bunk (I think), hands and feet wrapped around my belongings, clutching for dear life should anyone decide to thieve them in my

Of things Orange and Pink

We pick up, on Day 1, as the dawn breaks and I arrive into Amritsar train station… Top bunk (I think), hands and feet wrapped around my belongings, clutching for dear life should anyone decide to thieve them in my

Kathmandu

Our first few days in Kathmandu were spent sight seeing, getting to know Nepal and spending money on last minute gear.  We visited Pashupatinath and Bodhnath (or at least, according to my itinerary we did, couldn’t for the life of

Kathmandu

Our first few days in Kathmandu were spent sight seeing, getting to know Nepal and spending money on last minute gear.  We visited Pashupatinath and Bodhnath (or at least, according to my itinerary we did, couldn’t for the life of

How did it all begin?

‘MUUUUMMM, I’M GOING TO GO CLIMB A MOUNTAIN!!’ ‘OK DARLING, BUT COME AND LOOK AT THIS BOY FIRST!'<Humph> How did it all begin? Ha!  I’m going to do that typical teacher thing of turning the question upside down and back

How did it all begin?

‘MUUUUMMM, I’M GOING TO GO CLIMB A MOUNTAIN!!’ ‘OK DARLING, BUT COME AND LOOK AT THIS BOY FIRST!'<Humph> How did it all begin? Ha!  I’m going to do that typical teacher thing of turning the question upside down and back