Walking the Milford Track

Jun 22nd, 2020 Articles, Bush Walking, Bush Walking, Life, Nature Leon Davis 10 min read

In the early 1990’s I was convinced, by a New Zealand friend, that I should walk the Milford Track. The Milford Track consists of a 50 km walk conducted over four and a half days. The walk traverses some of the most pristine and unique country in the world. Visitors to the South Island of New Zealand can undertake the walk, guided or unguided. If…

Novel: The Seasons Within

Jun 10th, 2019 metaphysics, overcoming fear, Seasons of Natrue, Uncategorized Leon Davis 1 min read

“to dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily…to not dare is to lose oneself” – Soren Kierkegaard. The New Zealand winter was bitterly cold. Finding himself outside the imposing iron gates of the frozen park,  Jonathon attempts to quell his growing sense of dislocation.  In spite of his reluctance to accept his new life here, he is instinctively drawn to the eerie park where he…

Screenplay: Excess Baggage

Feb 22nd, 2019 plane crash Leon Davis 1 min read

When an overweight bag forces a light aircraft to crash land in a storm, a trapped bikie girl must explain to the pilot why her mysterious bag must never leave her side. Before they can discuss it, the aircraft starts to slide toward the cliff just in front. To balance it and stop it sliding, the pilot rushes to the tail and sits on it….