• North America,  Travel

    A Familiar City Called New York

    Storytime: Against my better judgement I got into an Uber with a crazy lady. I’ll explain – Mutay and I had just braved a 12hr+ coach journey from Toronto to New York and I wasn’t really feeling to search for the subway to trek all the way to Brooklyn. So, I ordered an Uber. The Uber came pretty quick – he parked, came to help us load our suitcases in the trunk and at this point, I could see he was talking, but I thought he was on the phone or something. Lo and behold when we open the car door, who is sitting there? The previous passenger he had picked…

  • Life,  Thoughts

    #StillLivingWithMyParents

    I’ve always wondered why people in my generation are so eager for independence. It’s understandable if you don’t have a choice, or your parents kick you out, or other unavoidable circumstances, but if you have the choice wouldn’t you rather stay at home and save up your money to buy your own place? Everyone seems to be rushing around getting cars, wanting to rent their own place, etc. Whereas I’m still trying to figure out what it is I want. It’s all very well having a car, but at the end of the day is it not an expensive thing to have? There are many other variables to consider: petrol,…