Tag Archives: Trekking

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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inside passage to pokhara

In Jonathan Raban’s beautiful book Passage to Juneau he connects the story to of his boat journey to Juneau, Alaska, to his sense of wonder at being where he is and doing what he’s doing and how extraordinary it is … 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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29.55

This morning I did it. I ran five kilometres in twenty nine minutes and fifty five seconds. For the most part I was moving within my limits but there was some unseemly acceleration in the final four hundred metres to … Continue reading

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way to go me

I’m still hitting the gym most mornings, though my weight doesn’t move too much anymore. But this morning I did manage 31.35m for my five k run and that is as close to my goal (30min/5k) as close as I’ve … Continue reading

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