“He dozed off, into a dreamless oblivion, for what seemed like seconds but was in fact hours, and awoke hungover, the inner surface of his skull pulsing like a single, giant nerve being chewed by some ruminant animal.” ― Alex Shakar, Luminarium Mt. Victoria It was a warm, dark, late Summer night in Wellington, New Zealand. The … Continue reading One Memorable(ish) Night in Wellington, New Zealand
“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” -Gustav Flaubert If any of you have been following me for a while, you may have noticed that I had covered my BC road-trip extensively in four posts during my very early blogging days. However, this blog has grown and … Continue reading Memories Of A Road Trip In British Columbia
A Collaborative Poem Written By Bhagyashree (InkandThoughts) and Mathew (Blog of the Wolf Boy) Out of a large, water-soaked windowpane, I heard the horizons calling, Calling me to a life full of quests. With winds and hues of joys, Where my heart won’t rip in pain, And my soul will dance in spree. Overjoyed, I … Continue reading Shall I Stay, or Shall I go – To Lands Unknown?
This story takes place about 40,000 years ago in an area of the world which is now known as Siberia. The climate was much colder back then and life was not easy for the inhabitants of this area, yet the struggle for existence continued. The adaptability of Neanderthals allowed them to survive and endure, even up against the odds of deeply freezing winters and voracious predators. Cave lions, giant wolves, woolly mammoths and woolly rhinoceros still wandered the earth in abundance.