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Broken bones, insane travels and life-upheaval: 2012 in review

Broken bones, insane travels and life-upheaval: 2012 in review

Well. This is one for the records. Admittedly, I was considering starting this post with a pun about the world not ending in 2012, but still being explosive (harhar), but then thought I’d spare you. We could do with less cheesy hyperboles. But honestly – …read more

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Travel as medicine: how Japan got me over a broken leg

Travel as medicine: how Japan got me over a broken leg

I survived! No-one is more surprised than me….but first, let me explain. Japan, to say the least, was an impromptu trip. As of mid-January, I’d been on crutches for almost two and a half months, which had whittled my social life down to the movie …read more

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The next adventure: crossing the pond

The next adventure: crossing the pond

I was thirteen the first time I went, armed with a free ticket, a film camera, and one of my closest friends. This time, I’ve got a cheap ticket, a digital camera (or two), and a smattering of old and new acquaintances. And slightly better …read more

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There’s something about film that you just can’t fake

There’s something about film that you just can’t fake

13 years old and I was getting a free trip to Japan. Having a friend whose father works for United definitely has its perks. Like so many preteens, we were in the height of our anime obsession, and our nine days abroad felt like a …read more

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