Monthly Archives: December 2014

It’s that time of the year again!

It’s time for a year in review post! For me, especially compared to the last three years, it’s been a relatively bloody boring year (this blog started as a travel blog, remember). I got back from Haiti just in time … Continue reading

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Year-end message/message de fin d’année de Dominique Ntaco Azoba

*Pour le texte original en français, regardez ici* *For the English version of the original text, go here* *Dominique ntaco azoba on/sur Facebook* ENGLISH FOLLOWS BELOW De la part d’une des plumes anonymes derrière le mouvement burundais anti-homophobe Dominique ntaco … Continue reading

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L’énigme du retour

Ca fait des mois que je n’ai rien écrit en français dans cet espace. En ce moment où je pense avec nostalgie de mon aventure haïtienne, je pense au livre L’Énigme du retour de Dany Laferrière, ce poème en prose qui est … Continue reading

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I’ll be home for Christmas…

For the first time in at least five years, I’ll be home– in the States– for Christmas. Last year, Mom and I were in Haiti. In 2012, Mom came to Quebec City. In 2011, I was living in France and … Continue reading

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Ongoing fight for trans rights in Malaysia

Originally posted on 76 CRIMES:
By Ruby Pratka Palace of Justice in Patrajaya, which houses the Court of Appeals. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia) Transgender people in Malaysia may soon have fewer legal barriers to expressing their gender freely, thanks to a…

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You know you’re a Quebec City anglophone when…

NB: A lot of these are reader submissions You’re fluent in French and English, but both francophones and anglophones think you have a funny accent. People ask where you’re from/where you live, and get very surprised when you say, “here!” … Continue reading

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I’m still here…

Reports of my disappearance down a black hole into Middle-Earth, through a wardrobe into Narnia or down a rabbit-hole into Wonderland have been greatly exaggerated. I’m still here and plan to continue blogging through Christmas and New Year’s. -two elaborate … Continue reading

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