Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders Days 1 & 2| January 2020

In Fall 2019, in the midst of completing my MSc dissertation, I was researching opportunities for youth to become engaged in Arctic issues, and stumbled upon Arctic Frontier's call for Emerging Leaders with special interest in the Arctic. Their website announced, "Call for new candidates: Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders is now open for new candidates … Continue reading Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders Days 1 & 2| January 2020

A blue(bird) Christmas | France & Italy 2019

It has been so long since I last wrote, WordPress' template has changed! Honestly, I have returned to this page numerous times to draft my post about our extravagant Christmas in Chamonix, but how does one use typed words to do such a whirlwind of a week justice? So, let's start at the beginning. While … Continue reading A blue(bird) Christmas | France & Italy 2019

Racing along the Jurassic Coast Path | November 2019

Aforementioned in Run, Write, Repeat, Jessica and I spent much of our time in Valencia exploring the city by foot as we trained for the Endurance Life Half Marathon. A combination of early morning, pre-heat runs and evening sunset jogs through the park kept us motivated and fit as we powered through our dissertations. Once … Continue reading Racing along the Jurassic Coast Path | November 2019

Berlin Tattoo | November 2019

Having performed in the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo (2015), the Kremlin Military Tattoo (2017), and the Belfast International Tattoo (2019), I was well aware of the cross-cultural exchanges and learning opportunities that exist within the realm of the arena floor. Dancing in Berlin, however, during the 30th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin … Continue reading Berlin Tattoo | November 2019

West Highland Way | Days No. 2 & 3

I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery - air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, "This is what it is to be happy."Sylvia Plath September 15, 2019 Due to booking my hike relatively last-minute (if you are considering hiking the West Highland Way, I would advise booking accommodation at least three months in … Continue reading West Highland Way | Days No. 2 & 3