How a $20 pair of shoes walked me into a new life

You wouldn’t believe the things they’ve seen.

If these shoes could tell a story…


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It can’t all be smooth sailing and calm waters. Where are the folks that washed up on the rocks?

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Getting back to a reality in a world that is increasingly digital

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One month in a Goan dream

Why it’s better to ride the wave rather than swim against the stream

The Unforgettable Goan Sunset — @toltinova


I didn’t go to India with the intention of finding myself. But the self snuck up on me anyway

Fire, Drums, Chanting, and Singing. The Art of Kirtan


There were many factors but this was the strongest

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I really didn’t expect the assault rifle…

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Colby J Smith

In November 2019 I took a one-way flight out of the UK to find a new life out in the world. Little did I know a global pandemic was around the corner.

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