“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself’.
-Leo Tolstoy, Russian mystic & novelist. 1828-1910
At the age of ten, I had the first realization of what a gang was and what it could do to me. 1,034 more words
In a fistfight, an uppercut rarely works by itself. You need a combination, at least two punches, deployed in quick succession and without a pause. The most basic combo starts with a jab, to distract your opponent, followed by a cross, to take his head off. 469 more words
There’s another storm on the way. This time I’m in my old tent; the one with replacement zips and trekking poles to hold it up instead of the tent poles that I lost somewhere on Dartmoor. 377 more words