Thursday, August 09, 2012

changing gears

Sunshine beckons, so I'm heading north for a month.

Way north. As in hemisphere.

This is my first trip to Europe in over half my life. I don't know how so much time has passed, before I find myself flying back to the part of the world that I called home for 18 months in my early 20s. I was my best self there. As you often are, living somewhere without a past. An Antipodean abroad can never be too loud, out there or too much fun.

I don't expect to run into my former self but with a bit of luck the change of scene will help me slip into another gear and bring that part of me a little closer.

Though, hopefully, a tad quieter this time.

Cockatoo Island, Sydney July 2012
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