The alchemy of adventure. Thea’s story reminds me of the importance of having adventures and if you haven’t had one in a awhile then purposefully create one as Thea did. Adventures are the currency of growth, expansion and new realities
I recently returned from 6 weeks sailing around Britain, a rip-roaring ride of an adventure. Roaring rips like that take time, so it is only now, back in the suddenly splendid comfort of my land-life, that I can write about it.
Rather than drag you through an Odyssean epic first post covering the tales and teachings of a six-week voyage at sea in one go, I begin with the gold that adventures deliver at their ending. Stories of sirens, sea monsters, muppets at sea and angelic, exocet dolphins will follow in time.
There is alchemy in adventure, a natural, magical process of turning lead into gold. You step out of your world, into the unknown and everything renews, refreshes, regrows, and some of those things are so new, that they don’t even need a prefix. In my experience it is primarily in the unknown and fresh realms of experience and…
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