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Month: November 2015

Seeking solitude

Seeking solitude

As a young boy, I found myself raised in two diametrically opposed worlds; five days a week I lived within the narrow confines of a catholic boarding school; then over the weekend, I escaped into the African savanna, equipped with a machete and slingshot, and an old mongrel for company.  Over time, I developed and refined my tracking and survival skills that came in handy during latter years while serving mandatory military service in Sub-Saharan Africa. Today, I yearn for…

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