Here’s a pic of me at about 4 years old with a mullet (thanks mum). All wide-eyed and innocent, not having a single clue about anything.
Whenever I listen to that song today, I can close my eyes and feel the motion of the car, the wind in my hair and this intense swell of love.
Isn’t that interesting? The past is just a story we tell ourselves.
One year ago today, just after my 27th birthday, I moved to Sydney, Australia. Right before I left a friend of mine told me about this app called ‘One Second a Day.’ The app, created by TedTalker Cesar Kuriyama, simply prompts you to take one second of footage every day. My friend encouraged me to […]
This was taken sometime in the early 90’s at the Cairo Zoo in Egypt.
When we lived in Egypt my parents bought us three tortoises and named them after the pyramids: Keops, Kefren, and Mykerinos. There is a famous home video my Dad took of my sister and I and in it, he asks us what the names of the turtles are. My sister easily recites the names “Keops! […]
Taking it back to a much simpler time when I found extreme amounts of joy in throwing a shirt (or towel) over my head and pretending my short boy-looking hair was actually long, luscious, Rapunzel-type locks.
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 […]
I love this photo because it transports me back to that time. To how free it felt wandering through that field with my companion, Sabre by my side. That fresh, beautiful air at dusk and wide open space.
I am sitting here in the Vancouver YVR airport reflecting on this trip. I cautiously sip A&W coffee with the startlingly loud snores of a Chinese man draped on a bench beside me. I didn’t really get the chance to absorb and process everything that had happened. So here it goes, the untangling and the processing: I always found Vancouver […]