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Sitting with the silence.

We moved house.

I needed to simplify.

I needed to not drive a 30km round trip to school any more.

I needed to not feel overwhelmed by the schedule. 1,066 more words


The First Rule of English Club (and the Dangers of Generalisation)

So before moving in with Saint Pete I joined an international ex-pat website, and last night I went to my first organised event, English Club… Yeah yeah I know, it’s not going to help my Russian, but I figured it was a good way to make friends with some locals wishing to practice English, and perhaps at a later date they would return the favour? 600 more words


Blowing the Bunny Away with a Bang . Chapter 3. A Samian Summer

An explosion ripped through the air. I uncurled from my crouched foetal position on the ground and looked around in confusion. The sun was shining, the sky still blue, the hedgerow intact and alive with nodding spring flowers. 423 more words


The Grass is Greener

It is said that people always want what they can’t have. This has been true in every sense of the word since I returned from Croatia. 996 more words


More Chickens Coming To Roost

This is a very visual post with few words.

This is an update on the chicken wall hangings I’ve been making.  I’m going slowly but enjoying the process.   31 more words


Chickens & October Quilting in Cuenca, Ecuador

I have always loved the month of October. In the United States, deciduous trees change color and firey gold leaves come tumbling down on rifs of crisp air. 256 more words


'Ocean To City' - High Highs

High Highs are an Australian band based in Brooklyn. Check out their new track ‘Ocean To City’ their first official original material since their debut album, ‘Open Season’.