Path: A Short Story about Reciprocity (Paperback)
A solitary figure walks along ancient pathways, between slender trees, across open hills. As the earth itself provides support and reassurance, they walk through isolation and uncertainty towards an understanding that they are not alone, but part of the world. Interconnected and interdependent. Path is a meditative journey written in lyrical prose, accompanied by evocative photography and original artworks, that captures the beauty and endurance of the natural landscape and the steady rhythm of walking. Positive and life-affirming, Path is an invitation to experience aliveness and moments of connection. "There is no destination, nothing to do, to change, or mend but wander with me to remember the earth.
Born in Uganda to a Danish mother and English father, Louisa Thomsen Brits is an author, amateur naturalist, outdoor swimmer and mother of four. She has been a restaurant and arts critic and a tribal belly-dance teacher. Louisa is interested in our response to the natural world rooted in our humanity, in community, craft, the confluence of poetry and science, domestic and wild. She writes about our common life and the rhythms and rituals that unite and define us all.