Khumjung — On the edge of Ngozumpa, the longest glacier in the Himalayas. It was here I heard true silence for the first time. No people, no machines in valley nor sky; only the eagles soundlessly soaring above. I had to hold my breath to hear it — the way a vast natural quiet draws everything that is far intimately close: a pebble falling on the far side of the valley falls at my feet, an eagle’s wing brush...
Los angeles — When I was in Medellin, Colombia, I went out to dinner with 5 men, all in their sixties. All their girlfriends were under 25 and they complained endlessly about women over 25: they were not as fun, to...
Fushimi-ku — Kitsune1 (狐) faced Ema2 (絵馬), Fushimi Inari3 Shinto4 Shrine (伏見稲荷大社, Fushimi Inari-Taisha) Kitsune (狐) is the Japanese word for fox. Foxes and human beings lived close together in ancient Japan; th...
This year we decided to make Easter a thing.
Confidence is a muscle I have and will exercise more.
24 Things I've Learned, in China.
Same story. Different city and When Enough is Enough.
Whispering secrets over flights of scotch.
So a loaf tin really does make for a more regular-shaped loaf. Hurrah!
Day 39 #100HappyDays: I heart London
Y a pesar de todo, aun con el incesante goteo del tiempo, sigues allí. Cada estación. Cada lustro. Cada siglo recordando la eternidad.
The best-laid schemes
Easter mass in Madrid, where 90% of attendees lived under the Franco dictatorship. Today’s generation doesn't seem interested.
Almost too late
Easter weekend in Bremen! We ate, we drank we enjoyed!
Afternoons writing in the study with the French doors swung open onto the lawn, guest rooms open a few months of the year and clandestine supper clubs...