May 2014

Home is not a Fairy Tale. It is a Reality you have avoided for too long.

When you are abroad, home becomes a fairy tale place. One you sink into when you fall asleep. Drifting in and out of consciousness. Remembering your best friends, family, favourite places. Drinking tea at the kitchen table with your mum. Driving around with your friends, singing your favourite songs. Watching crime show after crime show… Continue reading Home is not a Fairy Tale. It is a Reality you have avoided for too long.

May 2014

Then and Now: Canada circa 2000 and 2014

My first time in Canada I was seven-years-old. Fourteen years ago my parents┬áplanned for us to visit relatives in Vancouver. The story goes: my Mum’s father had two brothers. When they were young men, one brother emigrated to New Zealand, the other brother emigrated to Canada, and my Grandfather stayed in Scotland. I have never… Continue reading Then and Now: Canada circa 2000 and 2014