A little video Homage to my favourite pack, the Hill people gear ‘Ute’; set to Come With Me Now, by the Kongos.
“I had learnt the satisfaction which comes from hardship and the pleasure which derives from abstinence; the contentment of a full belly; the richness of meat; the taste of clean water; the ecstasy of surrender when the craving of sleep becomes a torment; the warmth of a fire in the chill of dawn.” -Wilfred Thesiger, Arabian Sands, 1959. The beginning of a solo 4 day walk through the skeleton coast. I carried 12lt of… Read More
“I pondered on this desert hospitality and, compared it with our own… Gaunt men in rags and hungry-looking children had greeted me, and bade me welcome with the sonorous phrases of the desert. Later they had set a great dish before me, rice heaped round a sheep which they had slaughtered, over which my host poured liquid golden butter until it flowed down on to the sand; and when I protested, saying… Read More