a journey to find home
Since Sept. 18

lille – ottawa – montréal – Saïgon

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Spices have this magical ability to makes everything feel like home. Sweets that are the most mouthwatering, are the ones that one can smell and taste a little bit of cinnamon as it creates this territory where everything around us no longer seems to matter, like everything stops existing for just a fragment of a…

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One does not need to see an image through their eyes. We tend to say that more in a poetic sense, but not so much in a realistic one as we are certainly doubtful to see someone with a visual impairment, who chooses to take a course in The Semiotics of Images, probably the right…

Lille

*Dream in Eb by Rand Aldo Welcome to the start of the second national lockdown in France! It feels strange to say that I have been through two lockdowns since the beginning of March, only in two different continents. It feels completely different from what I read on the news and especially from all the…

Alice

*The Faun’s Dream by Olivia Belli Dear Alice, It’s been over a month since I left my beloved city. It’s been over a month since I arrived in this new land where the idea of home has to be reconstructed from scratch. It’s been over a month since I left everything behind for this new…

Phở in Alsace

So my fall exchange got cancelled. I was very excited after submitting my application. I was so excited about having my visa in late spring, getting on that plane in August, travelling to an unfamiliar territory, immersing myself into a different culture and speaking another language. It was a little scary to be frank, but…

Presently

I was supposed to write this before NYE, but I finished work pass midnight, so I guess maybe now would be the right time to start writing this. There are so many things that I want to write about this year, but there’s one thing in particular that I have to talk about that relates…

Olive Thanksgiving

*Nocturne in a Minor by Chad Lawson, added 22 Nov. 2020 Dear fall, Life is sometimes terrifying, isn’t it? Maybe or maybe not because when we choose to embark on this journey of living our truth, things will never stop getting harder and harder. But in this world, there’s nothing more important than choosing to…

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