Since coming back to the UK and writing this, a lot has changed. The French authorities decided to destroy the South half of the camp, and even though they promised it would be gradual, humane and respectful of … Read the rest
Since I got back to Canada, I feel like I’ve given up hope. While I love skydiving and it makes me feel much calmer. It is after all my therapy, where I can be only in the moment … Read the rest
When I meet new people, there’s always a point where I end up having to explain my diet choice.
In order to test out the reaction, I usually mention how I can’t do dairy because it gives me … Read the rest
After being on the road for the last few years without getting paid for most of the work I did, yay volunteering, it was getting time for me to get an actual paying job.
I had loved my … Read the rest
In August I returned to Calais for three months. These three months were extremely busy at times, challenging, inspiring and tiring. I’ve now been back for a little while but I wasn’t ready to write about my experience … Read the rest
About two months ago, I receive a message from one of my friend from the Antarctica trip. He was organising a surprise birthday party for his now wife for her 30th anniversary in the Pyrenees. This sounded … Read the rest
After a few days sleeping and relaxing in Brighton, I feel like I can finally take the time to write something up. As I logged on I realised that almost one month has gone by since I last … Read the rest
Sitting on a beach in Calais, with the sun warming my skin and the fresh air from the sea, I’m lost in my thoughts, as one does. I’m surrounded by people on vacation, seemingly oblivious to what’s happening … Read the rest
By now you probably all know I’ve been back in Canada for a while already. And as it was to be expected, it’s been rather interesting, difficult and challenging. Visiting my friends and family, reconnecting and spending time … Read the rest
Making decisions is hard. I’m not going to lie. Particularly when you have many options to choose from. There’s no way to know ahead of time if the decision you are making today is the right one. It … Read the rest