The week where Backflip Mutes became Kisses to the Skies

Chronicling my time in Sweden’s answer to Neverland is a tricky feat; Riksgränsen is a motherly enchantress that beckons you to share your spirit in a way that exfoliates you back to yourself. That's what happened to me anyway. Thus I feel it is my duty to lithely dodge a detailed exposé of her charms, for it is you, the … Continue reading The week where Backflip Mutes became Kisses to the Skies

APEX: Sherpa, a call for respect.

Behind the magnificent cinematography of 'Sherpa' there is a thoughtful declaration of the state of commercial climbing in Nepal. Mountains have inherent risks, humans are ill designed for altitude, and when a western culture who confidently extol boundary-pushing conquests shakes hands with the Sherpa people, feathers of the 21st century climbing bird that is Everest are ruffled.   An irksome feeling … Continue reading APEX: Sherpa, a call for respect.