A Hike in the Himalayas

A Hike in the Himalayas

I stood under a canopy to escape a torrential downpour on a Kathmandu backstreet. A caucasian woman and an Indian boy ducked under with me. “Hey, welcome home,” I joked. “Haha,” the woman laughed, “Thanks, I’m Beatrice.” She smiled at the boy, “And this is Badel, we’ve just come from Mother Theresa’s in Calcutta.” “Glad to meet you,” I said, “I’m Peter.” The mud began to erode from beneath us. Beatrice slipped and caught her balance, ” We’re going to get washed away here, we need a boat now,” she said. “Good,” Badel said, “I want to go now.” The Read more »

The River

The River

The river flows it’s timeless stream, Down on through young childhood’s dream, Memories made in the solace of the moment, Whence comes the chance to release their scent, And blow their healing over troubled years, Giving new hope in the well of fear, And building on the light within to burn the lamp of life. Roots are where my passion lies, Given the gift to light the fires, That once burned bright in dawning heart, Dancing flame piercing through the dark, Of the world of older sensibility, Pushing heart and mind to normality, To understand, to know and to realise, Read more »

An Interesting Ride

An Interesting Ride

The shadows became longer as we headed out of Seattle in Kevin’s beat-up Hyundai, a mere thirteen hundred silent miles to go. Just shy of Yakima, he pulled over, grabbed his notebook and wrote. He stabbed his finger at the note, “You drive,” it read. I took the opportunity to have a quick smoke and when I got into the driver’s seat he went absolutely berserk, tearing at his shirt, holding his nose, pointing to the rear and pushing me out of the car, my shirt smelled of smoke and he wanted me to change it.  If I were to Read more »

The Silent Nomad: Life as A Digital Nomad

The Silent Nomad: Life as A Digital Nomad

With the growing use of online communication over the years, a new type of professional has emerged – the digital nomad. The digital nomads are those who work while moving, travelling, and doing new things. They only communicate with their employers using the internet. All they need is a stable internet connection and a laptop to do their work. They work in a fancy restaurant, a cozy café, a hotel room, and even from home. They also travel and work in different parts of the world – Portugal, Africa, Austin, Miami, Gran Canaria, Munich, Madrid, Montreal, Kiev, Houston, Phuket, and Read more »