Monthly Archives: April 2012

my half banana…

In our lives we talk a lot about big loves, grand narratives and sweeping romances. The search focuses on what is called in Spanish our ‘media naranja‘ or half-orange, the perfect other half that fits us vein for vein and … Continue reading

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getting naked…

There is nothing quite like slipping into the ocean stripped of all but your skin, letting limbs slip silk smooth under the waves as the sun sinks on in, just as lazy and dusk dazed. There is a freedom, a joy, in … Continue reading

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whilst it lasts…

I have been a little high on wifi, after a week when the waves were all my satisfaction. I’ve been loitering online looking through old photos, wandering back through other journeys, spending a little time with friends long not seen, … Continue reading

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the sea and silence…

The sea murmurs unceasingly. It has secrets to tell; old stories long unspoken – peaceful and passionate, playful and depth deep. Here on the still shore I spend hours listening, watching, until the rise and fall of the waves slips within … Continue reading

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sunset wave dance…

At the Costa Rican border I was picked up by a friend. He asked me exactly what it was I wanted. Again I fussed over options, volcanoes, cloud forests, the things the guidebook says I must see and do. But … Continue reading

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It is sometimes ridiculously easy to find yourself not having time to do what you want, even when all you have to do with your days is exactly what you want. I have felt an itch of ought not, of … Continue reading

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its alright…

Heya Bab, I know it has been a while since I’ve written, but you are often in my thoughts. You stop by with the mail in my inbox that spam-says its from you, in the silly line from a movie … Continue reading

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Nicaragua, mi corizon…

Travelling can feel like badly planned polygamy. It is easy to fall in love many times with abandon, to draw many things and many places to your heart. I find my hands are often full. The flood of feeling can … Continue reading

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the other side of the coin..

I arrived in San Salvador nervous and turtle pack heavy, feeling weighed down by bags and laden with worry. I found a lot to love in El Salvador’s sleepy little mountain towns and green hills, as well as some cause for … Continue reading

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