All The Liebe

Jan 14, 2015 by

Wow! If I’ve done my math correctly (and we should never trust my mental math), this is the third time I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Blog Award. Last year, I was nominated twice and answered 22 questions in one go, and this year, Kristen from A Gypsy Breeze put me in her list of nominees. I’m going to break the rules here and not nominate anyone or come up with my own questions (only because I’ve done these relay type posts a number of times) but I will answer the questions! Just a little gratuitous rambling. Here are the 11 questions. 1. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why? Lord have mercy on us all right now. I’ve lived in Canada (Winnipeg and Waterloo), and I’ve lived in...

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Again And Again And Again

Nov 29, 2014 by

I was actually nominated twice(!) to participate in this blogger contest relay, once by my friend Rika (Cubicle Throwdown) and once by the lovely Shing (The Culture Map). These are two blogs that I LOVE, and the ladies behind the content are equally charming and magnetic, so to be nominated by them is an honour! The gist is that I am to write about 5 places I would love to return to as part of Booked.net – Top Destinations to Go There contest. I then tag 5 bloggers to carry on the race to the finish line. The prize is an iPhone 6, and since my phone is just about tapped in all regards, this would be a good one to win. It’s perfectly wonderful to fall so in love with a place to want to visit again...

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“When Will I See You Again?”...

Jun 22, 2013 by

I can’t begin to speak in grand terms just yet, about how this trip has changed me, what I’ve learned and the like. The only thing I can say for sure is that this time has been very special. I spent 2 weeks in Western Europe with some of the most important people in my life: boyfriend, family, friends that are basically family. My boyfriend Sajid had never been to Europe until we landed there together 2 weeks ago. I wasn’t sure how this would all play out because he is very much comfortable sitting on a beach for hours, soaking up the sun (and I am very much not). I couldn’t have been more happy when he was saying things like “I want to learn Spanish,” and “We need to come back.” We...

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Four More Years

Nov 7, 2012 by

Just like any November night in Denmark, it was damp and crisp, the moisture in the air creating yellow orbs around the street lights. It was the kind of chill I am not accustomed to, coming from the Canadian prairies. It was the kind of chill that, because so wet, went straight to my bones, and the only way to shake it off was to take lots of hot baths. I strapped on my black and white striped gloves. I was very thankful for these gloves; they made biking in a Danish winter tolerable. The wind bit too hard for bare hands gripping the handlebars. I swung my leg over my borrowed and slightly rusted pink bike, and we rode into town. The cool wind blew my hair in the darkness, and I wondered...

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Danish People, Crayfish, Nachos, And… Kurt Browning???...

Jul 16, 2012 by

 I had a wonderful weekend with my Danish family. The Danes have being cozy down to an art, and whenever I’m with them, I can’t help but feel cozy in any situation, be it floating in the water with a beer, fishing for crayfish, or munching on bison meat nachos on a picnic table overlooking the lake.  I’ve loved this time I’ve had to catch up with them. I hope to have more time with them in the future: my dream trip next summer includes a detour to Denmark, not only to see them but to see my dear friend Anna who is having a baby this year. I consider her a sister, and therefore her child I consider my niece or nephew, and I just can’t wait to meet the little bubby. On...

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Vi Ses

Jul 10, 2012 by

Sejlflod, Denmark Nibe, Denmark Skagen, Denmark Vi ses is Danish for “see you.” Tonight I will be seeing my Danish family, and I haven’t seen them since 2009. They are traveling around Canada at the moment, something they do from time to time. They love Canada, and they’ve even told me that they don’t care to travel anywhere else. They’ve got plenty of friends here and distantly connected family (like me!), and there’s always the promise of tasty treats and cold beer. What more could you want? Tonight, I’m making guacamole for my Danish...

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