• Discipline & Goals

    “Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.”  - Abraham Lincoln Photo: Ales Krivec This was a quote shared in an email I received recently. Given my recent post about...
    Monday, October 10th, 2016
  • Voluntourism Part 5: The economics of voluntourism

    Like most opportunities in the world, voluntourism does involve money. Today's post explores some of the effects money has on the participants and on the communities/receivers. Heads up - it's a long one! :-) $$$...
    Sunday, April 26th, 2015
  • Happy New Year: Who do you live for?

    I was chatting with one of my colleagues from an Indian background a while back about holiday plans when he came out with this brilliant reflection that I had to share. He was talking about...
    Thursday, January 1st, 2015
  • Baby Culture

    Firstly, apologies for the lack of posts - the winter flu hit me hard this year!Lately it seems that so many people around me have a bun in the oven (aka are pregnant). I've noticed...
    Tuesday, August 26th, 2014