How I Didn’t Meet a Terrorist

How I Didn’t Meet a Terrorist

“I’m not a terrorist”. We’d only been on the flight for a few minutes. I hadn’t even had time to have my customary panic attack and this man was convincing me he wasn’t a terrorist. Which to me sounds like flimsy logic. When I was young my Mum would ask me, “did...
What is it like to have cancer?

What is it like to have cancer?

What does cancer feel like? That’s a great question. Well, cancer doesn’t feel great. It’s like making plans with a really cute girl, and then it starts raining so you have to change your plans from a picnic to a movie, then right before you leave...
Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

New Zealand Bungy – “What size jacket does your girlfriend wear?” A simple question aimed at the back of my travel partner’s head and I. A simple question that is, if I’d been traveling with my girlfriend, or even a woman. My travel...
Lost at Sea

Lost at Sea

The San Blas Islands – The look of fear transcends language. I know this because the two Spanish speaking guides who sat perched at the back of our small single engine boat looked at each other the way anyone does when they realise things have gone from bad to...