Karen Emslie is a Scottish writer and essayist. She has written for Smithsonian, GOOD, Discover, Huck, BBC Wildlife & more. She is 100% Vagabond and is currently in Patagonia.
Biography and memoir
Riding the wind
Hot and bothersome or exhilarating and wild: winds blow through the mind as strongly as they blow through the landscape
Sleep and dreams
People once woke up halfway through the night to think, write or make love. What have we lost by sleeping straight through?
Consciousness and altered states
Sleep paralysis has tormented me since childhood. But now it’s my portal to out-of-body travel and lucid dreams