“You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
“In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds” – Robert Green Ingersoll
It was with surprise and great sadness that I learnt of the earthquake in Borneo last weekend, which struck Mount Kinabalu and took the lives of several guides and climbers. Continue reading
“To travel is to live” – H.C.Andersen
There are many reasons I consider myself to be extremely fortunate. This week, aside from the usual – sufficient funds to feed myself and keep a roof over my head, good health and a loving and supportive partner – I’m counting my blessings that, from time to time, my strangely precarious job takes me on some wonderful adventures. From Bali to Ethiopia to Panama, I’ve been lucky enough to work on conferences the world over, and what’s more, to be able to take these opportunities to explore places I might never otherwise have imagined visiting.
This week, it’s Viet Nam. Continue reading