Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Escape Velocity

"The human spirit has a primal allegiance to wildness, to really live, to snatch the fruit and suck it, to spill the juice.  We may think we are domesticated but we are not. Feral in pheromone and intuition, feral in our sweat and fear.....this is the first command: to live in fealty to the feral angel"
(Jay Griffiths in 'Wild' 2006)......
Sometimes it takes the words of a distant poet echoing across the sands of time to awaken our discontent and shake our complacency out of the doldrums. The impetus to overcome stultifying inertia and seek forward momentum that brings the breeze to our face. That exquisite sensation of movement that casts off the cobwebs, sends the dust and the deleterious weight of everyday grindstone flying in our wake. Read enough books about how others have achieved escape velocity by lightening the load, opting for minimalism and travelling experiences in lieu of being shackled to conspicuous consumerism you will find the courage to test your wild nature wings and the boldness to leap into your dreams of limitless adventure...

Friday, August 23, 2019

Getting Curiosity

At the heart of Nomadism is curiosity. A fascinating emerging field is..
Anthrozoology, study of the interactions and relationships between human and nonhuman animals. Anthrozoology spans the humanities and the social, behavioral, and biomedical sciences. I have always been fascinated by the process of domestication and how mankind's destiny was to become inextricably entwined with that of many animal species who joined the journey of nomadic homosapiens across this planet. Get the Curiosity App and feed your adventurous enquiring spirit with insightful content like this... start the trail to Anthrozoology

Escaping the Matrimonial Lassoo Victorian Era Style

Dr. Bob Nicholson  started a Twitter thread featuring comments from  Tit-Bits Magazine , circa 1889. These single women wrote in to answer t...