Category Archives: family

changes & changing

I bought a new camera bag recently. There was nothing wrong with my old bag, really, but the hip strap no longer fits around my expanding girth and I needed something to carry my gear around Hong Kong in, while … Continue reading

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Sometimes I wish I lived on the shores of a lake, and could watch the weather change. I feel I live thinly, spread out across the world: sometimes I can’t even tell you where I’m from. I long for density … Continue reading

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I’m learning about Canadian history. It’s a new world to me: I studied Burke and Wills, not Franklin and Mackenzie, and although the geography of this land is a familiar shape, the stories that go with it are ones I … Continue reading

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Sometimes my mother and I get up early, taking our cameras and a sleepy border terrier out in the car to see the world in new light. We drove up to Little Cove in the lightening night before dawn, watched … Continue reading

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