Monthly Archives: January 2020


Three ideas to make 2020 a great year

Many amongst us may be finding it hard to get excited as the new year rolls in. Climate crisis is escalating, Australia burns, a new virus is claiming lives in China, planes are being downed and tensions in the Middle East rise. Again. Welcome to 2020.  The first month of […]


What do you wish you would have learned at school (but did not)?

Today, on January 24, the world celebrates the International Day of Education. Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly’s Resolution in 2018, its purpose is to celebrate the many ways learning can empower people, preserve the planet, build shared prosperity and foster peace. Education is a basic human right, but […]


Conversation #8 Bipolar Disorder II

  More than just mood swings Virginie describes herself as the average french-canadian girl. Her feed on Instagram shows a blonde girl with a big smile and plenty of pictures in pastel colours. At first glance, she seems to be a bubbly traveller who posts nice pictures of herself, like […]


Modern dating, a blessing or a curse?

Modern dating has not only changed our rules but it is an entirely new game.  If you are dating in the modern day, it is complicated. In the time of endless options, it is likely that you’ve found love, sex or intimacy online. Infact, regardless of whether we are in […]


How to slide into the New Year and not fall off the track 

As much as we love winter holidays, we can all admit that the holiday season is quite stressful. This stress doesn’t only relate to the pre-festive season, but also to the post-holiday blues. At first, we have to buy presents, and shopping around Christmas time can be stressful, not just […]


The dwindling concept of ‘home’

My New Year begins with a trip to the train station at 5:30am on the 1st. I board a train, arms laden with bags, ready to relocate. Again. I’m heading for what will be my seventh country. I would not be able to say how many houses, but it must […]