Easy paths rarely lead anywhere interesting:
Adventures seldom happen in safe places.
Between 1975 and 2010 I’ve had adventures travelling alone or with a companion in the Indian sub-continent, the USA, the Caucasus, New Zealand and South America. I’ve worked for NGOs in the Middle East and Africa. Along the way I’ve written poems…
When the poet John Hegley said to me “Steve, if I were you, I’d forget about your poetry and fiction and focus on writing about your adventures,” I didn’t exactly feel it was a compliment.
Well, John, several unpublished years later, I’ve finally followed your advice, as you can see..