DSC_7409

Funchal, Madeira: arT of oPEn doORs

I was lucky to get a light break to Madeira at the end of January. Funchal has a wonderful project in many parts of its old town area. I want to share some of those pieces I took photos of along Rua de Santa Maria. For more information, visit the Projecto artE pORtas aBertas (the arT…

One lovely cat soaking up the sights.

Go on, use your words

This blog began so I could share all the the useful information about Sweden I had gathered during my first few months here. Originally, the blog resided on a free English online newspaper server (the Local ), but it also died there. I was new to blogging and the excitement soon wore off. I wrote nothing for a…

Cape Breton

My Future’s Not In Hamburgers

A fortune teller in Las Vegas once told me “Your future’s not in hamburgers. “  Six months later I quit my job and went back to university full-time. Twenty years later these words echo in my head as I compose this essay, hoping to return to school again. The fortune teller’s words had significance for…