MIT64AARY: Finding A Community For Mixed-Race Torontonians

One of the ways I’ve changed since being at Glendon is my community involvement. It’s something so central to the campus culture, and something I’ve written about recently. Before moving to Toronto, I felt keenly my lack of community: the paucity of role models, the scarcity of people like me. I first attended a Mixed In The…

#ThanksGLiving

As you already know, I grew up in the U.K., so Thanksgiving was never a part of my life until my family moved to Toronto. Unlike poutine, plaid shirts, and snow-related activities, this is something I’ve taken to like a duck to water. A little gratitude can go a long way, so here’s a list…

On Setting Intention

I have always loved September. I always look forward to it: the way the humidity softens and crisps into cool autumn weather, the return to a fuller routine, the freshness of it all. To me, Septembers always mean lists and organisation and finally being able to wear jackets, jeans, and boots. To me, Septembers always…

Lessons I’m Learning

Here’s the thing: I have always assumed that by certain milestones I’ll become a particular person, fully equipped to deal with her situation. By 23, I had figured I’d be a graduate, doing my Masters in London, England, working part time for some really cool company, with a cat and a nice boy living in…

On Womanhood and Healing

Hello friends, it’s been a minute. Things are looking up in Toronto, and as I write this it is currently a whopping 18 degrees outside! It’s also just a couple of days after International Women’s Day… which also makes this week two years since my journey with chronic illness began. What a week, eh? So…

Sleep Is For The Week & The Weak

I wanted to title this post “Things Not To Do In Bed” but my mum gave me The Look when I pitched that idea, so there you go. No more semi-inappropriate titles here. I’ve always been a bit of a night owl. I love mornings, always have, but for whatever reason I seem to be…