These are the ‘gateway drug’ books that introduced me to reading and changed the way I saw the world.
Alas, their story may not involve tangled up dog leashes or mute mermaids saving strange men from shipwrecks…
It’s like a blink, a moment caught on pause before it’s flooded over with conversation or movement. I love that kind of photography.
2017 has been an amazing year. I knew there would be big changes for me in 2017. I was in the last year of my Working Holiday Visa in Australia. I either had to leave the country or beg a company to keep me around. There had been many changes to visas making it harder […]
We can choose to meet death like a great opponent about to begin an epic sword fight. We grow in size by our ability to live life in its absolute fullness. We let no moment of beauty pass under our nose without sniffing it and hugging it and holding it close.
We hit the road early, coffees in hand and music turned up. We listened to a 90’s playlist and snacked on caramel cookies and granola bars.
This was taken sometime in the early 90’s at the Cairo Zoo in Egypt.
One hot summer day in Ottawa my dad was passing a costume store and thought of a great idea. He and my mum told us that a pack of wild, ferocious gorillas broke out of the zoo. My sister and I were absolutely terrified by the news, asking “what happened?! Where are they now?!” They […]
Last night we went to watch an orchestra at Beijing’s National Arts Center. It was a great performance, I thought about what kind of Fantasia skit could go along with that piece. We were late because we got stuck in traffic and our taxi driver let us out at the wrong gate. We ended up […]
The last time my family and I were living under one roof was in Ottawa. All four of us shared the small cosy space of a typical Canadian suburban home. It held all the antiques and souvenirs we had accumulated over years of living abroad. Whenever visitors came to our home they would describe […]