Night is descending upon Delos and I am sitting here surrounded by the Delos Crew. Brady is cooking, everyone is freshly showered and I am recovering from an epic hangover. It’s been a strange few days. Four days ago I received some bad news. Maybe I should just go back to that day. I felt … Read moreThe Delos Diaries: Part 3 “It’ll be all right.”
The wave is coming. She can see it. She is braced for it. She takes a breath. Clenches her fingers… One. By. One. She looks up to the sky for a moment, the clouds dampened and smudged, The air wets the insides of her lungs, The chill leaves dew on her skin She takes another … Read moreIt’s Coming
It’s been another busy day at SV Delos. We’ve been busy packing away the late night food delivery by our good friend Ian and trying to figure out where to put everything. I have a well-deserved rum at my side and Brian is busy chuckling away at his computer screen. Lisa the Austrian has put on … Read moreThe Delos Diaries: Part 2 “A sh*t situation!”
Ok, a quick update is needed here of some of the things that have happened. We’ve been preparing for our voyage to Namibia, which includes preparing the boat, fixing anything that seems to go wrong and stocking up Delos for a mountain of food. I had always dreaded doing the food provisioning, finding it stressful … Read moreThe Delos Diaries: Part 1 “The Beginning!”
So guys, I’m in South Africa. This time last year, my world had crumbled and I didn’t know what on earth I was going to do with my life. Hope had disintegrated. Joy was gone. All I could ever hope for was another day of feeling slightly less worse, feel a day with less pain. … Read moreDreaming of Delos
She turned, ash falling hot on her fingertips. She turned slowly to the sound of that voice. She didn’t want to meet the gaze. Didn’t want to square her body up to that person’s. Yet she didn’t want to retreat. The coldness from stone seeped into her spine as she slowly took a breath. One. … Read moreSalt
She swirled the glass before her eyes, staring at the dark liquid as it swished back and forth. She dug her toes further into the sand as she brought the cold glass to her lips, the rum spreading across her tongue and down her throat. “Oh man…” she murmured into the empty air, her mouth … Read moreLooking for Nowhere
This has been a good week. I’ve celebrated my book release in Perth city and becoming a bestseller in Australia, I’ve been on a road trip, visiting ancient caves, stopping off at an abandoned maze, visited a lighthouse and driven down to the southern most point of Western Australia. I’ve been on an epic full … Read moreAn adventure of caves, abandoned mazes, and wine.