Taking no prisoners. Including herself.

Hi, love. Another email for you, coming from the beautiful (but currently stormy) Cook Islands. I wrote you a little narrative of my day. Hope you like it. Rough Seas do Shake, O Darling Come What May: A Story Today we tried going out for another dive day. It is Sunday, and everything around the […]

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§542 · December 8, 2008 · Location-Location, Narrative · (No comments) · Tags: , , , ,


You might think Britney Spears on the iPod while crossing New Zealand’s majestic bays via ferry towards Waiheke Island some kind of sacrilege — but let me assure you, my friends, it is a beautiful (life affirming) combination, the sacred and the profane.

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The sun, ferns, salt and dark lager have bleached my brain. I am now sitting by myself at the (mahogany? kaori wood?) bar at a place called “Schnappa Rock” and enjoying a very tall pint while I write and look at the ocean:

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