Mostly for the misery of it, partly for the simplicity and beauty of it. Running for me is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle. It’s a good way to manage pain, to visit the more emotional corners of my brain, to connect with people and to explore my immediate surroundings without getting in a... Continue Reading →
Last summer, I came up against a wall. A wall I could see through and touch through, but could hear nothing on the other side.
It was something unexpected. An invitation to join a road trip after only three weeks at Georgia Tech, with people I didn’t quite know yet and to a town I knew just one thing about. Where to begin the story of that great journey to place far away? A journey out of Georgia and across... Continue Reading →
January 5th to 12th This first week in Atlanta had four parties in it. I will remember these nights for a long time. Each one was bigger, more extravagant, and more fun than the last. Unfortunately for the readers, but I think fortunately for myself when I was in these stories, I didn’t take so... Continue Reading →
Saturday the 16th of November 2019. The snow settled softly on the pine trees and the rock high above the valley floor. Down there, the rain poured across the train window as it snaked between the mountains of Ticino. Pedro and Giacomo were to greet me at Varenna at 14:30. I didn’t have such a... Continue Reading →
This is a story with a happy ending. In fact, this story is an entirely happy one. It is the story of the 5 friends. Brian Cunningham, Mel Vincent Dela Cruz, Conall de Paor Greg Downes and the native Alec Byrne embarking on a tour of the ancient mountains around Grenoble, France. There is good... Continue Reading →