“Absolutely nothing going on at all.” – Arriving in Haida Gwaii

Leaving the 7 hour ferry, I drive to my new home to find the door unlocked, lights on and a note on how to contact my hosts, a grandmother currently visiting her daughter on the mainland. I wander room to plant filled room, big windows shining and original wood floors creaking. I’m in heaven. 

Top 5 books: Jan-May 2017

Reading is my release. If I’m feeling unmotivated to begin working, or if the day feels daunting and I’m not ready to get into it, I’ll give myself 10-30 minutes of lounging in a sunbeam enraptured with someone else’s productivity and creative work. I like to read as I savour my morning coffee, and to…

Red Pyramid

I peer down the dark, narrow channel and start counting my breaths…

Egypt Arrival: Kindness And Dark Pyramids

After my stopover in London I fly through the night to Cairo. Beside me sits a sweet Egyptian grandmother whose kids are in London, coming home to support her husband through the death of his brother. I share my headphones with her. She teaches me how to tie a headscarf so I’ll attract less unwanted attention to…