June 2017

Blog Latitude Reduction Travel

Motorbikes, thunderstorms and itty bitty turtles

June 26, 2017

Puerto Escondido: the “pipeline of Mexico”, the famous surfing spot, the miserable anchorage, the false refuge from broken engines and broken forestays and broken spirits. On our passage to…

A day in the life Blog Latitude Reduction Underway

Part 2: From the last straw to recovery

June 7, 2017

Day Three: The last straw

4:00am John shakes me from a fitful sleep. I peak groggily at my watch. It’s late, John pulled a particularly long shift. He’s been in…

A day in the life Blog Latitude Reduction Underway

Part 1: Pleasant, then annoying

June 6, 2017

Day one: Pleasant

They had been forecasting a hurricane. Her name was Adrian and she was currently holding the title of earliest tropical storm ever recorded in this part of…

48North Blog Latitude Reduction Lifestyle


June 3, 2017


(This article appeared in the May edition of 48 North)

When I turned 16, I threw a day-long party in the backyard. No gifts, no games, no structure – just…