Canadian Shenanigans

It’s strange to return to the place you grew up for a holiday after a few years of not being there. I mean, there’s all that culture shock nonsense I already wrote about. But it’s also a weird combination that goes into planning what to do during your days: on one hand, you want to … More Canadian Shenanigans

Getting Cologne-ial

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from living in places for just a few months at a time, it’s that you can’t really pack your suitcase for more than one season. With that in mind, at the beginning of the year I booked a week-long trip back to Germany in March to exchange my wardrobe … More Getting Cologne-ial

A Year in Review

Happy New Year! I’ve never really understood the big deal about starting a new year. When I worked in retail I never used to wish any customers a Happy New Year unless they did first – not because I’m a monster, but because it just didn’t occur to me that that is a thing you … More A Year in Review