This past Sunday we went out to the Aosta Valley with a few friends from our climbing group to do a multi-pitch route. we often stick to a climbing area just outside Milan as it's the most convenient, however generally speaking it's good to mix up our routines a little and do something different, or [...]
Anyone else find it really difficult to stay on track with exercise plans now that we're heading well into autumn? The nights are getting longer and days are getting shorter and I'm finding it more and more difficult to get myself out of my cosy bed in the morning and do anything but return to [...]
We have both returned to the moderately warm temperature of Milan to feel fresh again, the mosqiutos mostly dissapated. I took a business trip to Vegas where the hot sun blasted down my final sun rays, my final shot of vitamin d for the year. As september closes in I often feel the nostalgia for [...]
As we both try here at onthedoorstep to be more conscious of our impact on the world, I have encountered some tricky contradictions in ours, and our generations, plight. A friend recently had text at 4am to declare she was so terrified about the effects of climate change that we should all quit our jobs [...]
While we can’t deny the convenience of the city and the buzz of people and the seemingly limitless list of things to do and see, sometimes we can’t help but feel a disconnect from nature. As we are being made more and more aware of environmental issues, from deforestation to plastic in our oceans, maybe it’s time to reconnect with nature on a smaller scale, every day, in our own neighbourhoods.