Walking through markets thousands of kilometres from home, discovering local cuisine, and listening to locals shout their wares, has become a small part of the now familiar way that each new culture has tickled all five of my senses over each border I cross. As I scrutinise the likes of each culture, the way they [...]
Caution, your reflection may be distorted by social constructed definitions of ‘beauty’. I often look back at photos of myself from the past two years, in awe at how much I’ve changed in such a short amount of time. Those close to me would tell you of the stark contrast between my current red curls, [...]
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 [...]
At the end of the day, it’s the perspective of right meets wrong that separates us. Though we don’t need to perceive life in the exact same way to be compatible, it’s just a matter of accepting that different isn’t wrong, it’s just different.
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 [...]