Completely Incomplete

Have you ever had someone enter your life and fill a void you didn’t know existed? And I don’t mean by physical presence, I mean with the words and lessons that come with them. While traveling and meeting new people, I’ve been swooped up and buckled into the back seat of my life. I’ve compliantly [...]

Chapter 24

To me, I found my true self by meeting new and likeminded people. I felt like I was given the gift of being able to reintroduce myself to the world, wiping that slate clean, I could quite literally be whoever I wanted to be.

Tolerance

I find myself lazing in my mid-morning read, pondering on how much my spoken thoughts contrast those of what I voiced just a few years ago. It’s without a doubt that with my opportunity of a worldly view, I’ve learnt of many values; how to get by without knowing the local language, an understanding of [...]

I Know Nothing

Lesson Two – I know nothing Now let me tell you, I know where to grab the best espresso in Edinburgh, I’ll take you to the best tapas in Girona, and I’ll tell you of the best pasta in Trieste (food is life) – but to be frank, that is far from what defines the [...]

A Temporary Home

The concept of home for this twenty something has been in constant flux these last few years. When we leave home as teenagers, we’re reminded that ‘home is where the heart is,’ an attempt to hold on to what once was, not anticipating what was yet to come. As I’ve grown, that line has resonated [...]