Doggie under my table

Port Douglas

At a cafe, facing the four mile beach, across the street at Port Douglas. I sat, sipping a glass of mango smoothie, melting in the summer heat, trickling down beads of water on the outside, into my palms.  I pulled in my …

I can, because I want to

I can, Samiti lake, Goechala, Sikkim

At the end of a session with 12-year-old footballers, on outdoor career options, a girl asked, do girls trek up mountains too? I said yes they do, it’s common. To that, another girl jumped in and said “because girls are …

Me vs. Rejection

There is no failure, it is only learning, it’s feedback. That’s true, but at that moment, the very moment of rejection, there is so much action in the scene playing inside the head, that this learning takes time to surface …