THE worklife has been consuming. And I don’t mind that so much at all, because when it is consuming, life seems to go by faster. I have a Spanish lesson every weekend, I clean, cook, and maybe buy some collectible cards from the local hobby shop. But in 27 days, […]
Learning something new helps you to gauge when work is sapping too much of your emotion. It did this week.
Pay no attention to that regular bloke, just figuring out how to do his own thing.
Returning to Australia has been more confronting than I could have expected.
There’s a shack in the jungle, by the river, in the national park of Pacaya-Samiria. I’m there two nights. Other people pass through in that time. Some take tours of three days, or four, or seven. Some can be in the national park for up to a month. Entering the […]
Eat cake, loneliness does exist, and nothing is what it seems.
It’s my second birthday in Peru. Getting sick after? I must be getting old.
It’s been one year since I’ve moved to Peru. This experience wasn’t what I thought it would be.
There’s a bombardment of market stalls, souvenirs, and statues of the Incas, and all in your face the moment you leave the train. The mountains loom above and the first thing you instinctively do in Aguas Calientes is look above to see if you might be able to see the […]
7.00am: I spent my first night in my new place in the northern Peruvian city of Trujillo. I do not know where my new place is in the city, so my landlord walks me to my school. It takes only 10 minutes. What complicates matters is I know limited Spanish, […]