After dropping Virginia at the airport in Seattle, I made my way across the border into Canada, changing my mind about spending the night in Vancouver and opting take the ferry across to Vancouver Island. A decision I should have made sooner so that I could have taken the Ferry from […]


I’ve just gone through the familiar inquisition at the Canadian border, it always gets a little sticky when they ask that question, “What is your plan?” It is the same question many people ask me when they meet me, with them I tend to be a little more candid, “I […]


13Nov

Van Envy

Van Envy
Whenever people ask me what type of van I have, I answer them and follow it up with a story of how, if I knew that I was going to be living in the van on a more permanent basis I would have got something more spacious. I would see […]

11Nov

The Scart

The Scart
“While types of well-being are not mutually exclusive, psychological well-being based on a sense of higher purpose and service to others (eudaimonia) trumps consumptive pleasure (hedonia)” – Blue Mind pg 48 The Scart came to me whilst I was spending time in South Lake Tahoe. It was another Tinder find, this […]

The night started with a hitch-hiker and a moth and ended with an insect theory and the cops… Our conversation flowed quickly and easily, in and out of one theory to another as if we could jump from one world to the next with the mere change of topic. Perhaps […]