Tag Archives: Falklands

onward, ever onward

Now I’m back from Nepal and ensconced in the usual things the temptation is to start to dream afresh, to find a new escape tunnel. But I’m not really escaping in any meaningful sense, just looking out the window and that … Continue reading

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finding the heavenly path, armed struggle on pause…

Still thinking about Nepal: the politics were I think only marginally more functional than actual armed struggle, the coalition government did not seem to have any basis for proceeding bar the agreement not to shoot at one another, at least … Continue reading

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deep play in Nepal

The Homecoming has happened. I’m returned to the Folly after my Nepalese ticket of leave and I’m overjoyed to be home. The dream happened, I walked a long way in places it seems unlikely I’ll ever go back to and … Continue reading

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safe at home

I am presently getting a bit of grief at home and at work about my impending departure for Nepal. I will, as part of this departure, be leaving things undone and responsibilities unfulfilled professionally and personally. I know that this … Continue reading

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KPIs don’t measure dreams

The Falklands plan fell through. Too much dosh, too much uncertainty: couldn’t do it. I have decided to go to Nepal in November, less dosh and less uncertainty. This has, and is, causing the Rustichellos some angst. I’m going high … Continue reading

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is a dream a lie if it don’t come true, or is it something worse?

So I won’t be going to the Falklands. There are a number of reasons, mostly to do with cash and the expense of getting myself across the Pacific and then halfway across the Atlantic. I could spend a lot of … Continue reading

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Grumplestiltskin

I didn’t achieve my goal. Not yet at any rate. I ran 4.8ks on Friday morning and felt okay about not quite breaking through the five kilometres in thirty minutes barrier. It shits me but that’s why I’ll keep trying. … Continue reading

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