DEATH AND LIFE IN THE WOODS

November 2017: It’s the last Sunday of November and I’m going back into the woods. Three months earlier I ...

SHORT: SOMETHING HOWLED WHERE NOTHING LIVED

During an expedition to the yet unclimbed K2 in 1938, Dr. Charles Houston along with Brit climber, Norman Streatfield, ...

SHORT: THE WELL TO HELL

Back in the 60’s the Russians got momentarily distracted from the Cold War with a curiosity about what might lie ...

SHORT: THE LONELIEST PLACE TO BE

Point Nemo is the furthest point you can be from another human and still be on earth. It is even further than humans ...

SHORT: WHAT THE HELL AUSTRALIA?

A boss told me once not to label people because they’ll live up to their labels. It works something like this: ...

SHORT: THESE NUMBERS ARE UNREAL

Numbers are an abstraction – dealing with the idea of a thing and not the real thing. Nothing is exactly identical ...