What are we doing to ourselves?

Can you spot the difference between these two eggs? The obvious answer is size, but why am I feeling compelled to highlight this detail? One egg, the smaller of the two, is organic. The larger egg is cage free. The size difference is likely the byproduct of poultry exposed to growth hormones. The point of…

Lost for words

Not long after I left behind a brilliant holiday in England, life started happening fast… It was a bit like running down the street while blind folded during an earthquake — though I  was grateful there were directions to move in even if I was about to hit something somewhat unforgiving at full speed. What…

An endless silence as light relents; the beasts fall to dream while the demons rise to feed. The veil now wears thin. Meet me at the threshold; where worlds entwine; where darkness brings comfort; and where nothing begins.

All the Sights in a London Minute!

London in ten days — basically a blur of sightseeing! To fill you in on what I’ve been up to, I thought I’d create an image gallery instead of fondly dwelling on each iconic bit. Only one question remains for me: is a London minute shorter or longer than a New York minute?

Welcome to London!

All my life, I have been waiting …. After 24 hours of flying and a day-and-a-half of bear-like hibernation in my hotel room with the thermostat set to “Ecuador,” visiting the world-famous Big Ben serves as my official “welcome to London!” Warning: involuntary regurgitation of factual information featured below this point. Turn back now if you are only…

Please Wake For Food

  Please wake for food. Brilliant because it’s always true …. ALWAYS. Even if I was just vomiting for 16 hours due to a horrific stomach bug, still wake for food … or face my wrath. Oh, the small joys of traveling! All I need do is sleep and eat my way through 24 hours…

Upcoming: a jaunt around the world

The UK in February! I still can’t quite accept the fact that I am leaving sunny Australia for a few weeks to experience winter in the northern hemisphere for the first time in three years …. Yet, it will be worth bundling up and braving the cold as I am venturing to the other side of…