You never know when a stranger will change your life

wait·ing/ˈwātiNG/ Noun: The action of staying where one is or delaying action until a particular time or until something else happens. "Waiting" is a word that I have become very familiar with this year. I returned to Canada in February with the intention of "waiting" for three months for my new visa to be approved…

The differences between Australia and Canada, part two: climate

The most obvious difference between Australia and Canada is the climate. Australia is hot, shark infested, and full of palm trees and deserts. Canada is cold, beaver infested, and full of maples and snow. Being on opposite ends of the Earth, seasons are at opposite times. It’s summer in Canada right now while it’s “winter”…

Living in Surfers Paradise

So I live in Australia. Crazy. Right now I’m living in Surfers Paradise, which is in the Gold Coast, Queensland. It’s like Australia’s version of Miami. The beach goes on for miles! The contrast between the natural environment and human development is wild. There is nothing more natural than the ocean, but at the same…