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3 Years Here

Hi All

Know its been a while, but time flies when you dont really have enough time to wipe your nose let alone anything else. 2,073 more words


When I first made the decision to move abroad a lot of people told me I was brave. At the time I thought this was silly, I mean, who wouldn’t want to live in Italy for a few years! 730 more words


Has the homesickness finally kicked-in?

Something has been a little off the last few days. I’m pretty sure I’m experiencing the dreaded… homesickness. I really didn’t think that I would. You know, I’m like a totally strong-willed, stoic individual that never caves into petty touchy feely things. 275 more words


Meet CurlyHairedGirl!

Born in Canada, raised in the States, a mother from Trinidad, and a father from Harlem….as you can see, crossing borders and clashing cultures has come as easy as breathing to me. 190 more words

Black Girl

Old Town - New Town - Fallout

… “Hmmmmm… will ‘Ning Bo Dumplings’ be tasty?…” 

Guess we’ll never know because we had a MacDee’s. After a week of dim-sum, Sushi, and Chinese food, a nasty big mac is pretty awesome!  468 more words


Incidents and accidents of an Italian summer...

Somehow, whole months have passed since last I wrote. All the fun I’ve been having, gadding here, gadding there…But here I am, holed up in cell block H (our apartment) once more, and almost back to a semblance of a routine. 2,926 more words

The Day We Saw The All Blacks

So nearly two weeks ago the All Blacks decided to make a visit to Napier (for the first time in about 18 years) to wage war against Argentina. 516 more words

New Zealand