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Far from "home"

It's way early in the morning in the city I live in and I've been awake for hours. I fell asleep right after work and set an alarm to check the reviews on a movie I'm supporting as part of my... Continue Reading →

How do Third Culture Kids make it work?

A Facebook event invitation pops up. What is the first detail you note? For me it's the city the event is being held in. I've missed so many birthdays, bachelorettes, house warnings, engagement parties... 2 weeks ago, two of the... Continue Reading →

Encounters with morons

There are  few people who's advice I truly value. My parents (because they have known me since before I was just a tiny puke-inducing parasite in my mothers stomach and they honestly want what's best for me), a handful of... Continue Reading →

3 Years later and I've still never seen a Moose

The 12th of June 2011 is the day I arrived on Canadian soil, which makes today mine and Canada's 3 year "Canaversary". If Canada was a dude, we'd be getting pretty serious right about now. Maybe move in together, get... Continue Reading →

Saying Goodbye to "Home"

When people ask me where I'm from, I can't help it. I take a deep breath in, and I roll my eyes slightly. Where am I from? What a pointless question. I think people ask it because I have a... Continue Reading →

Things that I am actually really thankful for that might not seem obvious all the time

Well...it's Thanksgiving weekend in Canada (America is doing its own thing in november I think) and because I like to embrace things I feel I missed out on as an Australian child in Asia, I've decided to embrace this tradition... Continue Reading →

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