While the Bannock Bakes: On walking & poetry

January 24, 2014 in North America, Travelogue, United States

Winter has come, in earnest. And with it, bitter cold. Blackwater Creek, which rushes just below the window where I’m  wrapped in a down blanket with a cup of hot […]

More walking, a snake and a big, “WOW!” in Western Australia

February 15, 2013 in Australia, Oceania, Travelogue

Okay, I admit it: I’m freezing. Here we are on the south coast of Western Australia at the tail end of summer and I’m freezing. Not all the time. There […]

Sometimes I Just Have To Walk

February 13, 2013 in Australia, Oceania, Travelogue

Sometimes, I just have to walk. I get this slightly claustrophobic feeling in my own head. Noises from the outside seem louder than they should. My physical space seems impinged […]