Buller’s Kop (two people’s thoughts)

Last weekend I wanted to explore an area I did not know well. I wanted to check out Duiwel’s Kloof in the Banhoek Valley and also there was the East Face on Buller’s Kop. Why it is called the ‘East Face’ I can not tell you. We were in the shade all day and accordingContinue reading “Buller’s Kop (two people’s thoughts)”

Wetting Out / Drying Out

I got caught in a downpour this week. I was prepared and wearing my Rab Polartec Alpha synthetic fill puffy jacket. I was not exposed for long and confident on drying out quickly. It could have been very different. I came across John Barklow (check him out on IG as he has some cool videosContinue reading “Wetting Out / Drying Out”

“listening is the light of the universe” somebody said.

Lifting certain objects out of the darkness. Out of the noise, into existence. I imagine my light sweeping through zig-zags. Dawn. Environment streams in, jostling. At first gentle, growing in power. Does it distract or inform? Do you let it? I need constant reminder that I have the power. To filter. So if I payContinue reading ““listening is the light of the universe” somebody said.”

talk

The exact number escapes me. Some clever people claim that 95% of communication is non verbal. A look (even if it is masked now) A gesture A nod Volumes. So why do we so easily resort to the lowest common denominator of communication? In its lowest form. Text. Is it a search for truth? AllContinue reading “talk”

The complete list of safe trails in Cape Town.

I am amazed by how much chatter the question of what are still considered ‘safe trails’ gets. All of a sudden people are experts on ‘the rules of hiking’ and which routes are SAFE. RULE NUMBER ONE: Let me tell you nobody has ever come to grief hiking alone. (Before you move on to prettyContinue reading “The complete list of safe trails in Cape Town.”