I recently had a chat with two incredible artists and nomads, Tony and Chris, that touched on the subjects of being infected by the travel bug, living as an expat, ex-loves, Brooklyn (past and present), Berlin (past and present), possible future, illegitimate children, and the creative and spiritual energy of Bali. Tony speaks in stories, with the accompanying accents and… Read More An Incredible Wanderlust
Dear Friends, This morning I woke up to a lovely email from my dear friend Nigel which closed with the words, “Do you know what you were doing this day, last year? Yes, it was the start of our Kyushu trip!” When Nige proposed that we take a plane to Kyushu, and do a roadtrip… Read More Kyushu: What A Difference A Year Makes!
Living in a foreign country can enable one, if they’re not careful, to become very solitary. It’s easy to withdraw into oneself when the primary language spoken is not one’s own, is incomprehensible, and sounds like nothing more than Charlie Brown’s teacher– “Wah wah wah wah wah.” Dear Friend and Friend and Friend and…, Living in a foreign country has… Read More There Are More Seas
Dear Friends, On Monday, I missed the biggest event of 2012, my best friend’s wedding. Scrolling through the past months of this blog, it’s obvious to see why I was unable to make it: a monumental move that sucked me dry, traveling in Europe, and an overall inability to save; however, it wasn’t easy looking… Read More “Friendship is Earned”
Dear Friends, The last few posts have been about island life, and this post is anti-island life. Let me explain. For years, I’ve been a woman unto myself. Don’t get me wrong, the best people have made their way into my life and given me the gift of friendship, but I’ve also always had it simmering in… Read More I Am Not An Island (Though I Imagined Myself To Be)