There just aren't really that many heros anymore, but I've always held this man to be one of mine. Deciding to climb a mountain, traverse Antarctica to get to the South Pole, build a school or hospital, and then just getting on with it is an outlook I admire. Modest but driven, a true blue Kiwi and a citizen of the world. Your life touched the lives of many. Sending blessings for your biggest adventure. You will be sorely missed!
For various reasons I've lived in 5 countries and travelled in quite a few in between. As such, most of my life is about exploring new ideas, discovering wonderful things and people, and food!I live in New Zealand, one of the most beautiful places on the planet, but my spiritual home is in Asia. This blog is simply my general ramblings to entertain my good friends, family, and myself. I am always happy to receive comments.
Enjoying my new space! See recent post for address.
what I'm reading now
Eat, Pray, Love Elizabeth Gilbert
I'm partly reading this because I feel like I should for some reason and partly because she's coming to the Auckland Reader's and Writer's Festival, which I'm getting involved in this year. But, I have to say I'm having a hard time getting in to it. Some parts are good and some parts are excruciating. I don't think I was the target audience.
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness and compassion." -H.H. The Dalai Lama