Category: Friends

Learning the Cello

It’s been on my list for a very, very long time: to learn to play the cello. When I was little, I’d sit with classical music discs and a giant pair of headphones in front of the old… Read More

Wild Horse Warm Springs

It’s a romantic idea: a hot spring, secluded and private in the mountains. There’s no one around, just you and the beautiful mountain views, all yours to take in while you soak in warm water and fresh mountain… Read More

Traditional Bedouin Medicine

It was early in the morning, the light from the sun was just starting to crest over the hill. I was standing on some burlap bags, which had been carefully placed along the edges of the squares to… Read More

Adventures in Glass Fusion

Earlier this month, I picked up a Groupon for a glass fusion workshop at Artopia. A couple of Saturdays ago, I went with my friend Evelyn to try it out. We spent the afternoon cutting little bits of… Read More

2014 in Planes

I’m getting excited for 2014. It’s been a long while since I’ve been on an adventure. Winters are always particularly hard on me. The lack of sunlight and cold temperatures tend to make me just want to hibernate…. Read More

Looking for Lille

In my quest to photograph as many ghost towns as I can find, I kept coming across notes about a little gem called Lille, Alberta. Things looked great for Lille when it was first established in 1901. Within… Read More

Thor & Mjolnir

Shisha & Coffee

The one thing about living with 30 other people is that you’re living with 30 other people. 28 too many sometimes. So this evening, Stephen and I went out for a walk around the Suq and then shisha… Read More

Beginning of ‘Umayri 2012

It’s been a bit of a whirlwind getting here – with emotions ranging from low to high. It’s been hard to think about how Saxon won’t be there when I get home, but there is a lot going… Read More

Full Couches to Empty Houses

Olivia is the world traveller I aspire to be. I met her last year in Jordan, while we were both happily toiling on the top of Tell ‘Umayri. We were friends while working on the dig, had good… Read More