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#110: Still alive!

June 6th, 2010 Comments Off on #110: Still alive!

Currently listening to: “Stay (Just A Little Bit More)” – The Dø Sneaking in a quick update after a month while the laundry tumbles on; I’m still rattling around Grande Prairie in one piece. Surviving! Initial culture shock aside, things seem to be mostly going according to plan. The occasional bout of missing Vancouver still […]

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#109: Grande Prairie, holla!

May 4th, 2010 2 Comments

The semi-abandonment of this blog aside, I’ve arrived in one piece in Grande Prairie for my summer co-op term working with Service Canada! For the duration of my stay in Grande Prairie, might I direct you to a specific blog set up for the ride: http://grandeshenanigans.wordpress.com/ Don’t hesitate to leave me a message – I’m […]


#107: The future is exciting.

March 29th, 2010 2 Comments

Of no real significance; a brief update on upcoming things. In approximately a month, I’ll be leaving for Grande Prairie, AB for the summer for a work placement through Arts Co-op. I have taken a four-month job with Service Canada as a Youth Services Officer, and am rather excited, albeit slightly nervous. Essentially, I’d be […]

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#096: Arts Career Expo 2010

January 30th, 2010 Comments Off on #096: Arts Career Expo 2010

Currently listening to: “Diplomat’s Son” – Vampire Weekend I had the pleasure of attending the 2010 Arts Career Expo last night: an evening of panel discussions with notable UBC Arts alumni in a myriad of fields ranging from fine art to international affairs, followed by a mix-and-mingle with the panelists (alongside an absolutely delightful array […]

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#063: An update! Really!

August 16th, 2009 10 Comments

Currently listening to: “Dance Anthem of the 80s” – Regina Spektor I emerge from my self-imposed hermitude (?! is that a word? I don’t really care, because it looks rather wicked) to dash off a brief – and haphazardly thrown-together – blog post. Self-imposed hermitude is not due to the usual anti-social tendencies. Instead, it’s […]

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