Awake and getting louder

photo (2)“what could have been said by someone other than you, do not say it; what could have been done by someone other than you, do not do it; of yourself, be interested only in those aspects that do not exist except in you; patiently or impatiently create out of yourself the most unique and irreplaceable of beings”  André Gide


From healing to Bushmen, barefoot running and musings about life.

Hi, I am Chris Low, a London based academic who works in the Kalahari, likes to telemark ski, dreams of wilderness and plays a number of instruments not very well. This is my blog that began in Jan 2014 as I began training to run the London marathon barefoot – it seemed a suitable time to reflect on what it is all about…

The First Blog

Searching for the athlete within