Dedicating an entire, unsponsored post to a coffee shop might seem a little bizarre. Especially to anyone who has known me for longer than six months, and who is aware of my previous aversion to the mahogany roast. Well boys and girls, things changed this summer, and I pulled up my big girl pants and…… Continue reading More than just a cup of coffee….
July 23rd marked my six months in Canada. Six months. That’s about that’s about 25 weeks, 181 days, 4,344 hours since I left my family and friends and chased a dream I’ve had since I was a kid. Six months isn’t that long in the grand scheme of things. It isn’t a serious relationship, or…… Continue reading Six Months
Now that the heat has finally hit it’s time to get prepared for those long, sunny days. Granted, I still have a lot of the city and its outskirts to experience, but summer is where I am most knowledgeable when it comes to The 6ix, and so I thought I would share some of my…… Continue reading 10 things to do this summer in Toronto
This year has been my first ever experience of Toronto in spring. It is my first time seeing new life grow from the winter snow and feeling the excitement and anticipation of new beginnings spreading across the city. One of the biggest markers of the season in ‘The 6ix’, is the blossoming of the beautiful…… Continue reading Cherry Blossoms in High Park
Goodbyes are never easy. I said “goodbye” to my mum, my friends, my family and my home just over two months ago, and I remember holding my breath and telling myself everything would be okay because I knew that I was making the right decision. My mum promised me it wouldn’t be long until I…… Continue reading Goodbyes are never easy
Its amazing the difference a friendly face can make. I guess I should start this post with an anecdote. Around this time five years ago, maybe minus a couple of months, I was in my first year of university in Leeds, living in residence with my friend, James. If you’d told me then that, in…… Continue reading A familiar face
Today I realised, for the first time, that I am a winter person. I’ve never been someone who is particularly keen on winter. For me winter, once the holiday season was over, was always grey, miserable and a little depressing. Winter in the North East of England was about gale force winds and drizzle. It…… Continue reading Winter