“Going home” used to be a clear destination: the house on Kintyre with my baby blue and lime green room.
I fell off my bike the other day and I knew it was coming.
As nice as it sounds to live in a tropical paradise year-round, I know I’d miss the seasons. I’d miss the semi-regular shift in the atmosphere, the sense of change, anticipation, and nostalgia that colours the background of every day. I’d miss reuniting with my favourite sweaters and staying inside watching movies guilt-free. I’d miss the excitement my spring allergies …
I remember the day you were born. You took forever to arrive.
I’m always fascinated by morning routines. Whether it’s intentional or not, we all have one.
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I was at a bar last weekend when the conversation seamlessly shifted from world politics and gender stereotypes to cleaning your butt, as it does. We began to reflect on our experiences with toilets abroad… When I found a bidet in nearly every French washroom, I was perplexed. Quoi? When I encountered the classic South East Asian “bum gun”, I …
I have this place in my head I occasionally escape to when I close my eyes. Its a flashback to my Costa Rica trip this time last year. It was my first surf lesson, which I took with a company called Frijoles Locos (crazy beans). That day, the tides lined up perfectly with sunset, the beach was nearly empty, and the …
On Tuesday, the federal government released a teaser of the revamped Canadian food guide – one quite different than the four food group rainbow that has actually been the symbol of healthy eating for four decades.