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Simplicity “Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! We are happy in proportion to the things we can do without.” – Thoreau A couple of years ago I was out on the crumpled ice of the frozen Arctic Ocean. It was bitterly cold. And I […] Read »
Escape “For it is said that humans are never satisfied, that you give them one thing and they want something more. And this is said in disparagement, whereas it is one of the greatest talents the species has and one that […] Read »
Sunrise “And the world opened out. And a day was good to awaken to. And there were no limits to anything. And the people of the world were good and handsome. And I was not afraid anymore.” – John Steinbeck It […] Read »
It’s a hard thing to leave any deeply routine life, even if you hate it. “It’s a hard thing to leave any deeply routine life, even if you hate it.” – John Steinbeck People looking at me walking through India might envisage my daily routine to be something like, Get up, walk. Lunch, walk. Eat, […] Read »
River  “Don’t you dare take the lazy way… Whatever you do, it will be you who do.” – John Steinbeck I push through a bamboo grove to the river and sit beneath a teak tree. I write my diary and study […] Read »
Go “The virus of restlessness begins to take possession of a wayward man, and the road away from here seems broad and straight and sweet.” – John Steinbeck An urge builds in me, a voice in one everlasting whisper, day and […] Read »
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