So much strange & crazy

One journalist's musings about the beautiful, bizarre world in which we live

Remembering Pechito

In 2012, the brilliant Natasha Ali wanted to make a video of Pechito, a friendly man who lived on the corner near her home in Buenos Aires.

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Stalowa Wola, Poland

Before I left for Poland, I prepared documentation to get me around the country. Imagine my dismay when I arrived in Rzesów, and my cell had no service—and I had no way to access my document.

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Sunndal, Norway

Beautiful, isn’t it? And it’s not too difficult to get there, either, with a little bit of research and determination.

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Monheim Am Rhein, Germany

I didn’t have to stay in Monheim Am Rhein. I wanted to, though, and so I did.

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Travelling into the unknown

Although I like all travelling in general, a friend noted that I seem to most enjoy “fringe travelling”—going to small towns that even nearby locals don’t know. I like that term.

June 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Politics and Art: The Role of the Arts in Promoting Human Rights and Exposing Injustices

A post about the panel discussion, “Politics and Art: The Role of the Arts in Promoting Human Rights and Exposing Injustices.”

March 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meet Napoleon Buonaparte

My cat, Napoleon Buonoparte, lives in Edmonton with my partner’s family (who, in many respects, I consider part of my own family).

January 18, 2014 · Leave a comment