When you’re not from the northern midwest states of the USA, I guess there are just a lot of unknowables* up here that you have to experience to really get a feel for it all. I did my fair share of family vacationing in Michigan as a kid, not excluding getting all the way up … More Nostalgia and then some in the Upper Midwest, USA
It was an idea borne out of a coast-to-coast cycle tour we did a couple years ago in Scotland. We had run across two situations. First, there was the sweetest, most massively expensive, fully-kitted van build sitting on a monster truck chassis in Malaig that impressed us to know end; then we ran into this … More After all that, we’re #vanlifing.
I’m interested, but tell me, what do you think of when you think about an African market? How do you feel about shopping there? What does it look like, smell like, sound like, feel like? Well, I want you to take all those lovely assumptions and drive them right out of your head because a … More Kigali Cultural Village: a quiet shopper’s secret
During my Rwanda travels, I had the opportunity to spend some time at the Niyamirambo Women’s Center with some pretty special ladies to contribute a bit of work to their, well, work! Look for the following article to appear on the NWC blog soon, penned by yours truly to support this incredible women’s organisation in … More Reaching further: A new direction for the Niyamirambo Women’s Center
I have a lot to say about a lot of different things, but the site was down for maintenance for a while and we’re just getting back up and running! Bear with me! x
Have you been waiting for me to actually start my holiday? Really? Leaving Paris has been messy, but I’ll spare you the details. Tonight I can hear the waves crashing across the street. I needed this. … More The Headway, here we come Spain!
Voici le truc. I’m packing. I’m moving. Yes, it sucks. Yes, I break into tears almost daily now (mostly alone, but increasingly around friends). Yes, my apartment is becoming super bare. Yes, my storage unit is getting very full. Yes, my back hurts. Yes, I’ve stopped sleeping well. Yes, I’m probably losing hair, and my … More An ADVENTURE, Charlie…
You know that thing — that one thing sitting in the corner there? It’s the one your partner has been on you like white on rice for six months to sell or get rid of. You keep saying you will — you’ll get to it! Then you do. Then there is a process. “Don’t bother … More Packing and the fall of the Tumblespirit
Think about it. You can explore a landscape by touch, by smell, by hearing. It often takes all of these senses to fully examine your surroundings. But, to see! To see something beautiful is in itself something beautiful. Art is meant to make you think, right? What is it about art though – what connects … More “Where do you come from?”
An introduction to where I am currently, with plenty of self-loathing and little regard for the future. … More I admit, I’m hope…