A Canadiana Christmas: Behind the Scenes on My Holiday Cards

First off, I love the word Canadiana. We have Americana, but what about us neighbours to the (Great White) North? There needs to be more use of this word – and in general, a prouder presence OF Canadiana. Give me some moose motifs, cedar sprigs, and snow-scrubbed panelling any day. For this Christmas, I decided to embrace my Canadian … More A Canadiana Christmas: Behind the Scenes on My Holiday Cards

Happy English Teacher

So. Been a while. I kind of fell off the radar the last few days, but for good reason. Because it’s also been a while since I could say something else: that I’m an English teacher. But I officially am! Well, officially classes haven’t begun yet (I’m starting in the August semester), but I’ve been hired … More Happy English Teacher

Listening to Your Body

  Some days you manage to pack everything in and roll through your schedule like a bowling ball’s strike. Other days you fall asleep at 8pm whilst watching Adventure Time and wake up at 4am panicking that you missed your bus. Needless to say, I did the latter last night. I never wrote yesterday’s blog post, prepared my … More Listening to Your Body

A Sexy New Look

As you’ve probably noticed, the blog has undergone some changes in the last 24 hours! It’s still a work in progress as I’m absolutely horrible at any kind of template customization, but I’ve got it to the point of readable which I’m going to just go ahead and pat myself on the back for. Actually, … More A Sexy New Look

Prepare the Yoga Pants and Tylenol: Staff Dinners in Korea

In Korea, it’s common for there to be staff dinners (or hwaeshiks) in which a vital part of work relationships are formed over food and drink. Unlike back home, where there are the dreaded Christmas parties once a year to attend, these happen every couple of months. Many speeches and bottles of soju or beer … More Prepare the Yoga Pants and Tylenol: Staff Dinners in Korea