word drift

a collection of musings and snippets from my life

28th July, 2017

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change: looking ahead

Change has always aroused a sort of anxiety in me, the type that makes me want to flee in retreat to my comfort zone. It’s something that often feels terrifying and unpredictable, unyielding in its capacity to force relinquishing of control and pull you along its turbulent path. Change is...

forgiveness

You only have to forgive once. To resent, you have to do it all day, every day. You have to keep remembering all the bad things. -M.L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans *** A reminder for myself and other torn souls....

blue skies and bingsoo

Stanley Park was one of the attractions I knew I had to go to at least once while in Vancouver but I had never realised just how big it is – it stretches over 1001 acres according to Wikipedia. After filling ourselves up with pho and bubble tea in Kerrisdale,...

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oh vancouver, how you took my heart

June was host to a blissful four weeks in the lovely Vancouver. It has been a week since I returned to the UK and while pleased to see my family again, I’ve been subject to a bout of post-holiday blues.  I am so grateful to have been given the opportunity...