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A paler shade of pyjamas!

Since coming home from hospital last month (see post), it’s the funniest thing really but I’ve totally become Queen of the Pyjamas. Every shape and colour I have in the house – with a few new ones thrown in for good measure – they’re all I want to wear right now. 485 more words


Take me Back to Santo Domingo with a Metrocard

Dazing of the country they call “Nueva York”

saving under the mattress the pesos and the effort to reach for

the Nueva York full of golden trees… 83 more words



Dissertation shipped, some job applications in, and Summer wrapping up! Now that those 12,000 words are out of my hands, a huge to-do is crossed off. 188 more words


"Welcome Home"

Originally written for the Kaya Collaborative 2015 Fellowship Blog here


If I had to choose the sense I value most, it would be hearing. 1,041 more words


Two years ago, an article from The Guardian, stated that a ‘lack of confidence holds women back in their careers’ with a whopping 92% of the 2000 women surveyed saying that they had body hang ups. 1,279 more words


A language of curses

How many sweets have you got?

I got 5, have you also got 5?

No, just 3. Can I have one more so it can me fair?

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Taguig 2013: Going Back after Eight Years

In November 30, 2013, my family and I went back to the Philippines after EIGHT years coming from Canada, and I don’t even know where to begin telling about the experience. 260 more words