The blog is BACK!

Apologies for the hiatus. Sometimes life gets so busy you unconsciously set your creativity aside. It's not like I haven't been anywhere since I've last written. It's been a great couple of years! I've travelled all across Spain, exploring the difference in culture across Madrid, Bilbao, Santander, Seville, Huelva, Cordoba, Granada, Tarifa, Jerez, Cadiz, Malaga,…

There’s someone for everyone

I've been experiencing some strange encounters lately. I don't like to say that people are "strange", but it is the best word to describe the humans I've been coming in contact with. Strange |strānj| adjective 1 unusual or surprising in a way that is unsettling or hard to understand : children have some strange ideas…

The end of a chapter – Graduating University

Warning: The following posting contains severe traces of sentimentalism. Reader discretion is advised. My time at UWO has officially come to a close. I had been avoiding even talking about leaving London for months. I also proved to be quite skillful at avoiding saying goodbye to people. Let's just say, if procrastination were my job,…

When to use “Howdy” – Calgary Stampede

“Howdy, can I help you with something?” It was the first thing a Stampede staff member said to us. If one “howdy” wasn’t good enough, we were greeted by several other people, all giving us a friendly “howdy, enjoy your day!” I quickly turned to Robyn and Chris and mumbled under my breath, “I’m pretty…