CategoryFirst-Person

I wanna go home – On quitting a vacation

For the first time in my life, I have ended a vacation early to come home because I was homesick. I’m not sure I even knew what ‘homesick’ meant before because I had never been away long enough to experience it. I had booked two almost back-to-back vacations a week after ending a career and turning 30. The first was a hectic, new-state-each-day road trip and the second a visit to the East Coast where I had intended on going on some serious soul-searching bike trips in the outskirts of Halifax. For some bizarre reason though, the only biking gear…

Worth of a BA

A degree from a leading international university and what it really taught me…


The University of Toronto is consistently ranked as the leading university in Canada – purveyors of the best education that the Canadian dollar can buy ($50-$80K for a BA – depending on residence and program). Year after year…