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These Irish Skies

I wake to the sun, cursing the late hour and the summer shine, Wishing it was dark enough for me to sleep. Eventually, rising, the wind is low and sweet A summer morning enticing me but still, I am too... Continue Reading →

The 100-Year Storm (Toronto, in Love)

It rained more than usually during that particular Spring, actually. This was a good thing at first, because my work at the time rather depended on the rainfall. I won't bore you with the details, but it all had to... Continue Reading →

Travel is…

Ko au te awa. Ko te awa ko au'. (I am the river. The river is me.) - Saying of the Whanganui Tribes _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _... Continue Reading →

Auckland in a Day, and Some Helpful Tips For Visiting a New City

I'm not a fan of brief stops. In fact, I find you really need a few days to feel the vibe of a city when you're traveling long-term and have the time to do so (side note: I also think... Continue Reading →

Family Life in the North Island (Te Ika-a-Māui)

After 4 months of silence, it's time to give a bit of an update about what I have been up to since I arrived in New Zealand. Currently, the weather is changing, and though it seems backwards to a Northerner,... Continue Reading →

For January, Whenever I May Find Her

Forward The first month of 2017, for me, has been full of surprises and subtle contrasts. It can be split into three distinct chapters, each consisting of ten days. Three moments in my life spent in ways more different from... Continue Reading →

10 Days of Silent Vipassana Meditation in Bogor, Java, Indonesia

Background: Even though we're only a few weeks in, 2017 has been a bit of a whirlwind for me! I'll elaborate on the rest of my month as January comes to an end next week, but I wanted to make... Continue Reading →

2016 in Review

2016, for me, was a complicated year. An amazing, fulfilling, and very rewarding year, but it is a bit jumbled and chaotic. I started the year with my Dad in beautiful Jasper, Alberta, a trip sponsored by his company, where... Continue Reading →

November: Moving On

I find myself terribly behind again, and my excuse is as such: I have spent the last 2 months focusing on being, rather than forcing myself to do what I "feel I should be doing", i.e., blogging. This ended up... Continue Reading →

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