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Goodbye for now – NaNoWriMo

Can you believe that October is almost over? Can you believe that NaNoWriMo is almost here? I am in a little bit of shock over here. After watching all the horror movies and reading all the spooky tales, I feel like I enjoyed this month to it’s fullest. However, I am still a little sad to see it go. I just love October! But it is not all snots and tears. With the ending of October, this can only mean that November is almost here.  Oh yes, that is how the almighty calendar works! And for me, November…

Finding Patriotism in Kortrijk, Belgium

Some of my first and most precious memories as a child were spent in Bowring Park. For those of you who don’t know, Bowring Park is a park located in St. John’s Newfoundland, Canada. My home sweet home. In 1911 the land of the park was purchased and donated to the city by Sir Edgar Rennie Bowring on behalf of Bowring Brothers Ltd. It was officially opened as a park on July 15th, 1914. Since that time the park has served as a favorite family spot and a historic reminder of many of Newfoundland’s…

Hello November & NaNoWriMo

Hello, November! November is such a strange month don’t you think? Sandwiched between the beautiful and spooky month of October and the festive and busy month of December. Not only is this month the middle child of two pretty awesome siblings it is also a little bit of a reject when it comes to the weather. Snow, rain, fog, sun, wind. Anything and everything here in St. John’s. Alright alright, enough shitting on November. There are some really great things to look forward to this month also. One of them being NaNoWriMo. You may be wondering…