January has been a rough month. I lost my aunt. We had planned to see each other again in South Africa, where she fed wild monkeys bananas in her garden every morning. It’s hard to […]
When my dad motioned to Breck, a medium-sized, skinny, border collie that had a beautiful set of pearly-white teeth on full display, I immediately dismissed the canine. Cornered, fearful, and aggressive, it was natural that […]
They sneered when she told them about the violin and how she played in an orchestra. She’s too stupid for anything of beauty, they thought. She hesitated, thoroughly unsure of how to respond. Then she […]
I was standing higher on Earth than I’d ever stood, alongside the sun peeking in and out of the clouds. But it felt as if I were higher than the sun at that moment while […]
More wise words to live by from my wonderful grandfather:
Another warm page from my grandfather’s old diary. There are so many questions I would loved to have asked him, if only we had more time.
Every time I feel discouraged, I turn to a page in my grandfather’s old diary and find the most grounded advice. I thought I’d share this one in his diary called ‘Passing Through’ because it […]
Discover the colourful world of street art in downtown Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital.
There’s a slithering of a stream like a tongue that spills into a crystal-clear river accumulating with a small tumbling waterfall. The air is crisp and damp, but we don’t care. It leaves a dew […]
“Doesn’t this country have milk?” I said loudly while scanning every aisle of the grocery store. Then a man going about his business extended his tanned brawny arm in the direction of a large refrigerator […]