Wayward, Always

Notes from wherever my curiosity and personal ties take me: on exploring and inhabiting the world, staying still and reflecting, and telling stories.

A woman out in the worldWhat I've learnt from more than a decade exploring the world on my own, and what it means to me.
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From an old city by the sea #3Studies in minor details: Too long after we arrive, we finally go swimming—in search of a dazzling shore. Plus: a swimming lesson from Mao and…
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From an old city by the sea #2Studies in minor details: An exercise in watching people and noticing how this city—until recently a poster child for overtourism—is changing as it…
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From an old city by the sea #1Studies in minor details: Feeling fragmented, I try to find my moorings in everyday rituals and the ordinary in the extraordinary.
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On evolving towards a new normal, social distancing in Berlin and KL, and love and storytelling in a pandemic.
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On transitions, here versus there, and the pursuit of transcendence.
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On slow travelling, being alone in unfamiliar places, and talking (or not talking) to strangers.
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