First Impressions. A new home?

I still can’t believe I’m actually here, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. It’s incredible. Every morning I walk to work surrounded by mountains, forests. The smoke from the forest fires in British Columbia clouds the view, but in the evenings there’s a hazy orange glow as the fading sun lights up the sky. […]

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Eclipse! And a trip to the South

I hate writing retrospectively. It comes out so stunted and awkward, so many elements missed. Right now I’m sitting in Charleston with Max, the lovely hyper-active American, but seriously how did I of all people become a magnet for ADD. He’s on the bed watching something on his phone while I write this, both of […]

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From New York to Washington DC

I don’t remember exactly how it happens. Someone must have mentioned the eclipse. He says we should all come, that he has a hotel room with enough room for all of us. But surely it’s just another drunken plan, soon to be forgotten. But the next day he mentions it again. Toby and Amy can’t, […]

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Toronto: The beginning

The last couple of days have been tougher than I thought they would be. I’ve barely slept, my body has no idea what time of day it is or what meal I should be eating. After three days of travelling, across three time zones and mostly through the night, I’m exhausted and completely and utterly […]

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