Cooking a Kangaroo

Half way up the track we meet Tank, on his ATV.
“Looks like good eating” he comments, peering at the roo between the folds of the tarp. “I’ll give you a ride to the top if there’s a burger in it for me.”
“Sure thing mate, come up for dinner tonight. Kangaroo steaks are on the menu…”

Delhi Inside My Head

Delhi is the scariest place I’ve ever been. It felt like the burning edge of the world. When I told Amit how I felt he said something like: “there are the same traps in Delhi as there are in every city in the world. In the west you’re used to having many things veiled. The difference here is that you can see clearly…”

Learning the Alphabet

Nicky waves his arms and yells something Bulgarian at the driver.   The driver brakes.   He doesn’t have a choice.   Nicky is blocking the road.   As soon as the van slows down, Nicky is at the side window, bellowing.   The van accelerates and drives away down the motorway ramp…

So Tired. So Angry.

“Listen man, you got me at the wrong time. Normally I would try and have a conversation with you about this but I just hit my head really hard on the bathroom door frame, and I have no patience for your stupidity right now…”