Hey people! I’m back. :D It’s been a long two weeks of travel, culture shock, and adventure. Feels good to have wifi and a comfy writing corner from which to think about the events of the past while. I’m currently flopped on the couch in my adorable new apartment. It’s an attic room, and while […]
I love looking at people’s rooms and apartments. It’s as if I’m looking through a window into their soul. Creatives with their plants and paints and instruments scattered around the room with mismatched rugs and odd pieces of furniture. Minimalists with their calm colour schemes and simple furniture layouts. Big families with their cozy disorganized […]
I love my weekends. On Friday evening, I do just a little more studying and then stow all my books, notebooks, highlighters, and pens away for a few days in their cubby. I clean the kitchen, let the hedgie out to explore and search for crunchy spiders to munch, put on a touch of lipstick, […]
Well, here I am. I moved to Kingston Saturday afternoon, after a hectic day of packing, enjoying some family time, and settling the last details. It’s absolutely amazing how many things you need to start life on your own. It’s the stupid little things you take for granted until you have to find them or […]
But although Patong has been fun, I do not think I would willingly live here for long. The very fact that the city caters to tourists in every way makes me uncomfortable. There is no way to truly experience the culture of Malaysia when in an environment set up primarily for other cultures to enjoy. Although we’ve been in Malaysia for a few days now, it still feels as if we haven’t entered the country at all!