My 5 favourite places: Coffee edition

Coffee is one of those things that I definitely can’t get through the day without. Vancouver is home to some incredible coffee roasters and coffee shops that take your coffee experience to the next level. Whether you are a coffee connoisseur, the aesthetic coffee shop chaser, or just someone looking for their next caffeine fix, […]

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Struggles, triumphs and the fate of Vancouver’s Chinatown: A reflection

In light of the recent City of Vancouver proposal to make Vancouver’s Chinatown a UNESCO World Heritage Site, I wanted to share a piece that I wrote for a class on the current state of Chinatown and the need for action to take place with regards to heritage preservation. This comes especially after the recent […]

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{Mini} Poetry Collection: Colours and Emotions

Recently I’ve been doing a lot of listening to one of my favourite artists, Sleeping At Last. If you’re not familiar with him, you have to check him out. For one, his voice is intoxicating – intoxicatingly beautiful. For another, he is a brilliant composer and musical arranger, and every song and composition that he […]

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The easiest and hardest word to say to God

Do you ever just ask why? Why is this happening to me? Why is this happening now? Why do bad things happen to me? Why can’t I be happy? Why is my life the way that it is? Just why? I asked myself those questions a lot. More accurately, I asked God those questions a lot. In those […]

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When the curtain falls on a main character in your life

I hadn’t heard from him in five months. Despite the benefit of the doubt that I had given him over the time that I had known him – “he was busy”, “he’s working tonight”, “he’s out with friends”, “he has better things to do than talk to me” – I realized that I hadn’t actually […]

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To the movement that showed me belonging – Thank you.

Above all else, I think that a sense of belonging and feeling loved is the one thing that we all crave as humans. We yearn to belong, to be accepted, and to be taken as we are. We look for people to support us and help us grow into better people every single day. I […]

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