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Borrow From My Bookshelf, Part 3

About a month and a half ago I packed up my life, sold all my things and bought the biggest suitcase I could find. But before I left to go travelling for the year, I put a few boxes into storage that were filled…

September 7, 2016
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Fado – Music of the Soul

How to put into words, what I just felt in my heart? Last night we went to an old palace to listen to Fado, music of the soul. The palace had long since been converted into a small chapel and we sat between it’s…

August 9, 2016
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Love, Lisbon

I walked down to the waterfront today and it remembered me. The last time that we were together I was soaring along the promenade on a bicycle. This was four years ago when I was travelling with some girl friends and we were searching…

August 4, 2016
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Goodbye Vancouver, I Miss You Already

If there’s one rule that I will always live by: It’s that you should do the things that scare you. So on July 25th, I’ll be leaving my lovely life here in Vancouver, spending a week at home with my family and then moving…

July 5, 2016
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Borrow from my Bookshelf, Part 2

August is suddenly here and as usual I’ve spent half of my summer breezing through books. Here are ten more of my favourite novels to bring to the beach: 1. Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari – one comedian’s social study on how technology has…

August 14, 2015
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Birthdays, Part 2

The world is full of so many tiny beautiful things. I woke up this morning to pretty pink lilies, blooming in my room and phone calls from all of my favourite people. The sun is shining, I haven’t stopped smiling and for my old…

July 2, 2015
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Borrow from my Bookshelf

I devour books. It’s what I do. It’s what I’ve always done since I grew up with two older brothers who loved Mortal Kombat more than colouring and while my Mum worked exhausting night shifts. I didn’t realize until I got older how growing up…

May 27, 2015
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Fifty Shades of Jian Ghomeshi

Published as Fifty Shades of Jian Ghomeshi by the Georgia Straight Online, March 3rd, 2015. After an ongoing National discussion about sexual assault; after countless editorials and intense public scrutiny over Jian Ghomeshi and the Dalhousie Dentistry Gentlemen; after petitions were signed and outrage…

May 12, 2015