• In Nepal, the quality of conversation is much more important than accuracy of the content. Maybe we get overexcited about information in England?

    Jane Wilson-Howarth
  • Travel experiences are emotionally loaded. Often there is excitement and stimulation. The tingle-factor though comes partly from the fact that we're stressed, just a little

    Jane Wilson-Howarth
  • We found a smooth inviting boulder under a vast banyan tree, and sat in companionable silence. There unexpectedly, on that rock, I saw the secret of contentment. True happiness is only ever possible if you have been unhappy. And there, at that moment, I couldn’t remember the last time I had felt so peaceful. It wouldn’t have been possible for me to take in any more happiness. Moti turned to me and smiled as if she knew. I realised then that this moment and this wonderful feeling would sustain me for a long, long time

    Jane Wilson-Howarth
  • no-one would want to go through a traumatic experience but when you’ve survived something life-shattering and risen above it, you achieve a kind of serenity

    Jane Wilson-Howarth
  • how could Britain operate in India for 300 years and take so little back from it in terms of understanding?

    Jane Wilson-Howarth
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