Thinking “I’m Angry” Is Not feeling, It’s Thinking

Thinking "I'm angry" is thinking, not feeling

When I told you about my motorbike ride to the Maras Salt Mines last week, I was thinking. When I was feeling the bike lean into the corners, I was feeling. Posting on social media about your last holiday is thinking. Feeling the warm water lapping at your toes is feeling. Thinking or telling someone … Continue reading

Motorbikes, Mr Desert and Miscalibration

I revved the throttle and the motorbike surged forward… Adyashatmypants, Mr Desert and I were on our way to the Maras Salt Mines and the ancient ruins of Moray. Adyashatmypants, you know already. Mr Desert (aka Sean) is my other housemate. His nickname refers to the fact that he has a habit of wandering off … Continue reading

I almost died

SHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIT 😬 I slam on the brakes. The back wheel starts to slide. Everything goes slo-mo as I roll towards the station wagon in the middle of the road 🚗 Closer. Then closer. Then CLOSER… I start noticing small details on the car. Rust on the car door. Dust on the mud flaps. A dent in … Continue reading

When death stares you in the face

SHIIIIIIIITTTTTTTTTTT!?!???!!!!! I slammed on the brakes and felt the back wheel begin to slide as my body braced for impact. This was NOT good 😑 I was in Thailand, racing down the highway on an orange Kawasaki Z800, on my way back from Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in Thailand. Everything was good… until it … Continue reading

Google Maps for your mind

I’m in Peru these days… but I’ll never forget my 6+ years in Chiang Mai, Thailand. 🥤 Iced long blacks at Ristr8to in Chiang Mai with Reverend Rob 💃 Ladyboy cabaret shows at the Night Bazaar by the Ping River 💆‍♂️ Massages for 6 bucks a pop (happy ending not included – that’s an optional upsell) 🍿 … Continue reading