There wasn’t really a moment in my youth when I thought the welfare of salmon would be high on my list of priorities, but here we are. Take a look at this trailer, and then watch a movie that shines a light on the bleak outlook for salmon, and for the species that depend on them for food.
Waiting sucks. This time last year, my friend and I got stuck at the airport hanging around for a bus and for flood waters to subside. But when you’re kicking your heels and happen to see the Maui skyline catch fire, you do what any sane person would do: crack open the freshly purchased growler of beer from the brewery, toast to the heavens for the epic views, and remember you’re in fucking Hawaii. Bonus points if you use paper cups.
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.EDWARD ABBEY
When you’re a solo traveller, the only thing that’s going to try to undress you is the wind. Read about day one of my last epic road trip as the High-Functioning Hobo: Vancouver Island to the Hoh National Rainforest. It was nippy.Continue reading “Road Trip, Day One”
You were the ocean and the trees all at once. You were the flames in the leaves of a forest fire, and you were the wind blowing my hair back on the ride of my life. I still miss you, even now, but only on days ending in “y”.
Harbouring feelings for this Sydney town. I’ve been gone a while, and I have be honest, it’s been fantastic. However, time and tide wait for no man, and this city is calling me home. Best not keep it waiting too much longer…
Not for the first time that week, I sat on a rock overlooking the falls, hypnotised by the efforts of scarred and withered salmon battling their way up a waterfall trying to understand the lesson that I might learn from them.Continue reading “Fishing for Answers with Salmon”
“It is not down in any map; true places never are.”HERMAN MELVILLE