“If you are about to read this, don’t bother!” – Chuck Palahniuk, Choke
I read Choke while I was travelling in Australia and even though in the first pages I saw this quote from the author I continued to read on. Now Palahniuk is one of my favourite authors and Choke is one of my top reads. The quote does exactly the opposite of what it suggests. Tell the reader not to read on only encourages them to do so.
I would like to start off my blog in the same way. If you are about to read this, don’t bother.
Will it be the best travel blog you have read? Probably not. Will the photographs be the best you have seen? Unlikely. But it may inspire and encourage in some way or another.
If you have made it this far maybe I should explain what this blog will actually be about.
Whenever I travel I have always kept notes. These can come in many forms from a journal, a quote or even a song lyrics. This has created a scrapbook of my experiences. Everything that has influenced me since the day I had left home. Along with my camera I hope to create a virtual account of my travels for others to enjoy.
Because our shadows will remain even after we are gone.