Celebrating International Women’s Day (& 181 Days) in Sri Lanka! 💪🏼💁🏻🙌🏼

  This blog post was originally written for my Students Without Borders’ (SWG) blog found here.  A few weekends ago, while I was having dinner with a couple of fellow SWBs, I realized that I’d passed the halfway point of my mandate here in Sri Lanka. Admittedly, I had miscalculated, marking my midway on my […]

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(Re)claiming Spaces

Some wise friends of mine, as well as what I’ve learned through my cultural anthropology courses, have told me to listen and observe my surroundings first and foremost. This simple task of taking a moment to take a new setting in, to be aware of all of my senses, even when things don’t quite make sense […]

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Yay, Yala!

One of my favourite blogs to visit is that of Eva Stones, “Adventures in a tuk-tuk” in which she highlights what living life in Sri Lanka is like as an expat. It was one of my first sources of insights when I was first preparing for my co-op and I still find myself perusing her […]

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Research?!

I recently came across Lauren Toyota’s YouTube channel(s), and in particular, her “what I ate in a day – vegan” videos, which I’m kind of obsessed with at the moment. I’m not vegan, but there’s something so entertaining about her videos. You may recognize her as a former VJ on MuchMusic back in the day. On […]

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