Monthly Archives: September 2012

Postcards (part 2 of 2)

Now I’m in Quebec City. My roommates are very nice and my apartment is lovely, even if I’m scrambling a bit to afford everything I need (let alone the things I want). Waiting for a text message to come, and … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom from Ryszard Kapucsinski, post 3

From Ethiopia and Angola (The Negus and Another Day of Life–books which I no longer have because Félicie and Pierre have devoured them! On foreign correspondence: All those who could were fleeing Angola. I was bent on going there. (Another … Continue reading

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Postcards (part 1 of 2)

Obviously an old post… Ah, the time-honoured tactic of writing to put off a far more unpleasant task– in this occurrence, packing. There’s really not that much to pack. My mosquito net, my umbrella, three pairs of shoes. A year … Continue reading

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Roadnotes

In Orly airport…three flights down, one seven-hour-plus flight and one three-and-a-half-hour bus ride to go. Unable to find a wifi connection that doesn’t require paying or setting foot in a McDonald’s, much to my annoyance because I have a piece … Continue reading

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