How wild? – The wild inside.
Our 40 day 40 night adventure in MAC Geopark wasn’t exactly BIBLICAL, but we did have a FLOOD (in one of the tents)+ VISIONS (on our blue DREAMING PLACE groundsheet) + VISITS INTO THE WILDERNESS (above and below at Cuilcagh Mountain).
It wasn’t exactly WILD either. Did we say it would be? But hush, there was definitely WILD in it.
Marble Arch Caves Geopark is not really a very WILD ZONE at all. Its not very wild ‘cos you’re never far from a path, a road, a dwelling, a domestic animal, a vehicle, mobile phone coverage, an electrical plug-in, a farm, internet or a pint of Guinness. But when you are close to the wild rivers, bogs, bats, fungi, lichen, mountains the night sky, it does make you feel quite a bit wilder.
It’s all relative huh!?
As a species we aren’t really very wild, but there are lots of bits of wild to us. I’m talking about the wild inside. The Fungi and bacteria and the thoughts and the DREAMS.
And how far does our domestication go? What about the WILD INSIDE?
What about all the creatures that help digest our food for us, and all the other wild things that crawl on our skin and on our eyelashes? The wild inside with its methane production, gaseous exchange and all that. At this point I opened another window and googled THE WILD INSIDE. It has a ring to it doesn’t it? Surely I’m not the first to think those words or to blog them. Click the link below to find out what I found out about THE WILD INSIDE.
Would the wild stuff inside of us make such a distinction between wild and domestic?
So what do we MEAN when we say these words? What value have they? And HEY ARE WORDS THEMSELVES wild or domestic?
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