On Rejection

Recently my application to a prestigious scholarship was rejected, which provoked a range of emotions. My initial thoughts and feelings? Hurt. Disappointed. Might brb and silently cry in the bathroom. Then, bitterness and despair. Why was I audacious enough to believe I had a chance? Then, bored of self-pity fairly quickly, I became indignant. They … Continue reading On Rejection

Four camels, a canine sidekick, and a journey across the Australian outback

Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1,700 Miles of Australian Outback By Robyn Davidson 254 pages, Vintage Books, New York 1995 Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape Ltd., London, 1980 The decision to walk 1,700 miles through the Australian outback with four camels and a dog named Diggity isn't a light one. But … Continue reading Four camels, a canine sidekick, and a journey across the Australian outback