It's 7:15pm and I've just boarded the Greyhound bus bound for Jasper, Alberta where I've been living for the last 4 months. It's been a long year and a half in Canada and I'm finally heading back to Australia in a couple of weeks, which is why I decided to take a small vacation while on a … Continue reading My Vacation From My Vacation
I hate the term ‘Religion’. Why do we have to label everything? Gay, straight, black, white, Christian, non-Christian – these labels are not our ‘identities’. They are a part of who we are. I much prefer it when someone asks me, “Are you a believer?” in which case I smile and respond with, “Yes. I … Continue reading I Hate the Term ‘Religion’
In my twenty-three years of living, I’ve never thought more about that saying until I started work at a 5-star luxury golf resort in Nova Scotia, Canada at the beginning of this summer. Ever since I stared my first job at the age of sixteen (R.I.P Blockbuster Video) and started earning my minuscule paychecks, money … Continue reading Does Money Really Make The World Go Round?
“Why do you want to go to Iceland? Isn’t it all made of ice?” Those were the two questions my mother asked me when I told her I’d decided to take a week’s vacation to the small country between Europe and North America. I’m a 22-year-old Australian travelling on a working holiday visa through Canada, … Continue reading Why you should go to Iceland