My Morning Walk

Over 4 years ago I moved out of London to the countryside. After spending my whole life living in cities (first Sydney, then London) I was craving more space, greenery and a different pace of life. It’s been for the better. I could write a whole book on the benefits I’ve experienced from changing my living location. But one of the best things to come out of it is my morning walk. Everyday after I have breakfast I’ll go for a walk accompanied by my dog, Rox.  Regardless of the weather, we’ll make our way around the fields and forest and typically walk for about an hour. So why do I … [Read more...]

Complexity vs. Simplicity

A couple of weeks ago my parents were visiting and for a long weekend we went to St Ives in Cornwall. St Ives is a little seaside town and that my parents last visited exactly 40 years ago when they were living in the UK.  One morning Ali and I went out for a stroll to get some breakfast. While I enjoy coffee, it doesn’t bother me whether I have it or not. For me it’s not that big a deal.   Ali is very different. She really likes coffee and it’s more of a must rather than a take or leave it thing. Whenever we go away she’ll scour Trip Advisor, find the most liked coffee place that knows … [Read more...]