I think this is my favourite piece of writing ever. It contains my first written reference to two of my closest friends currently in my life; it has a wonderful "photo essay" flow, and I like how I ratchet up the tension throughout the piece. The serendipity and mysticism of that fateful day are also … Continue reading Coincidence or fate?
This article was obviously written in the middle of the 2022/2023 season, before the capitulation. Before I flew home from Ponta Delgada to watch our victory lap. I like this article because it nicely toes the line of overexcitement, nostalgia and philosophical angst.It depicts a very true and important emotion for me, and, as I … Continue reading Ah! Sunday… sweet abundant rest and that familiar, empty feeling of homesickness.
I’m writing this from a small, propellor-propelled little bunny of a plane as I chug chugger my way from São Miguel island to Terceira. It was 08:21 when I began this piece; it’s now 08:22. 3. Whoops. When it dawned on me in about January that The Island Life was indeed for me, I made … Continue reading An 08:21 Adventure: Thoughts from my flight to Terceira
I wrote this post on October 13th, 6 days after the devastating Hamas attack on October 7th and before the full-scale impact of the war had taken shape. These words preceded some of the most identity-shaping weeks of my life. I share these words unedited, knowing that many people may not like some of what … Continue reading How I distract myself during times of tragedy