Frozen (Sweden)

Sweden – Karesuando ~ 2013 “Live a little” – what does that phrase conjure up in your mind? For me it used to be something I would attribute to getting out, and doing things, experiencing, you know…living. I thought it was usually coupled with things that are a little reckless, or less than mature – forContinue reading “Frozen (Sweden)”

The Land of Confusion (Japan)

Japan ~ Osaka – 2015 What do you think of when you hear Japan? Probably a lot of things flash by in an instant…from the deep rooted cultural elements, to the checkered history, the strange and bizarre…all the way to Pokémon and Dragonball Z (as well as so much more) – it’s safe to say that Japan has alwaysContinue reading “The Land of Confusion (Japan)”

Happiness – What Could Have Been…

I am fascinated with life, and the idea of each and every person having their own pathway on which they follow…  It’s not that I believe in fate, or that I think we have any kind of predetermined outcome by some fella upstairs…instead I think of us as paving our own way – desperately struggling to layContinue reading “Happiness – What Could Have Been…”

Batman Returns

You may not expect it, but as a kindergarten teacher – you have to be VERY aware of what you wear, on a daily basis. If you just slap on clothes, without a second thought…you are asking for trouble! Case in point, today I haphazardly threw on a Batman t-shirt, under an open shirt – without reallyContinue reading “Batman Returns”

The Forking Path

As this year draws to a close, I find myself musing on all that has happened up till now – and pondering on what may come my way in the future…the funny thing is, things never turn out the way you expect – which is what makes life so interesting! Or scary depending on how you lookContinue reading “The Forking Path”

The Truth about Dog Cafés…

Unbelievably I have already been in South Korea for eleven months, and I have only just experienced their fabled “dog cafés” this weekend! The reason for the wait you wonder? A mixture of inadvertent racism and unintentional ignorance I’m afraid! You see…when I was in China, a couple of years ago, I found that theContinue reading “The Truth about Dog Cafés…”