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Nev’s Cairn

This is a picture of Nev’s Cairn at the base camp of Mount Everest. It’s the Nepal side of the mountain and a sacred and beautiful spot. You can just see the mountain peeking out in the background. I felt like I wanted to build a cairn for Nev and add it to the...

Writing and publishing of The Buffalo Thorn

I honestly never knew it was going to be so hard to publish a book.Getting this book published has taken such a long time.Writing the book was the easy bit.My book wrote itself. Once I turned on my laptop and started to type… the words just flowed. I have felt for...

NO CEILING

NO CEILING

I love the lyrics to Eddie Vedders song, ‘No Ceiling” I hope he wont mind me posting them here. I walked a lot of the Camino listening to this and it still gets to me when I play it now. Do yourself a favour and download this. This song is me and it takes me places!...

The Secret to Life

My children have given me so much inspiration. Tahnee was living in London and Lars was manager of this gorgeous little bar just around the corner. They made the most delicious cocktails! Tahnee and I had spent the day shopping and we had all our purchases in lots of...

Little bit scary?

During the writing of this book I really didn’t want anyone else to read it, not even a little bit of it. I guess it was because that I wanted to just let my thoughts flow. I knew that if I let someone read a bit and they didn’t like it then it would alter my own way...

Three FAVOURITE quotes.

You don’t have a soul…You are a soul. You have a body. C.S Lewis Does anybody really think that they didn’t get what they had because they didn’t have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment? Nelson Mandela Its not the eagerly anticipated event...

Book Launch fun!

Book Launch fun!

Well, it was a fantastic night…and the book is LAUNCHED!!! And the next morning I woke up to the most wonderful news. Jafari is going to school. This is the email I received from the guide Steve: “I took sum times to do so but know is ok, I rented a camera and bike to...

Jafari is going to school.

Just finished paying Jafari’s school fees. Finally this little boy is going to have his dream come true. Feels so good to have helped that to happen for him. THANKS so much to all the people who bought bracelets from my site! There was enough money to pay for 2 x...

What I thought about way back when…

Today my dad dug out an old yellowed dogeared piece of paper that I had given him when I was really young. I had written down a passage from an old poem. I loved it back then…and I still do. ‘Your Was-ness doesn’t matter, if your Is-ness really am’.