I live my life in a way that's very different from most people. I don't own a car. Or a house. Or furniture. Or anything with a brand name on it. I don't have kids. Or a dog. I don't have a stable career. I don't have a primary relationship. And I definitely don't have a … Continue reading The thing I fear the most.
The white SUV with impenetrable, black windows screeches up in front of us for the second time in under three minutes. Our getaway car. The driver had instructed us to start walking south, down the cracked, sunbleached strip of pavement that leads toward Panama. He said he would slow down so we could jump in … Continue reading Karaoke, Candy and El Bandito Mustachio (Part One)
All you need is a pen and some paper and you're there. Everyone is a writer. We use words and we write things, everyday. We write e-mails, texts, shopping lists, love notes, songs, diary entries, and the list goes on. Everybody knows how to do it, because it's a huge part of our culture. What you … Continue reading Poses & Prose: a yoga and creative writing workshop.
Imagine this, you and your roommate have to move in a couple of days, and you've been searching for a house for the last few weeks. You live in a place where the standard of living is not nearly the same as where you're from, so everything you find is, well, a bit gross. Bare … Continue reading The Story of The Eh Hole.
Today marks one year since I left my hometown of Iroquois Falls, Ontario with a one-way ticket to Cancun, Mexico. I had a lot of mixed ideas about what traveling was, is, and needed to be before I left. And to be honest I'm not sure I have any viable answers after a year. What … Continue reading The top 5 things I’ve learned after spending a year abroad.