One month down—eleven more to go

One month down—eleven more to go

The other day I said to Anish, “the photo-a-day 365 project’s going well so far. It’s not felt difficult and I haven’t missed a single day yet”. It’s only been a month. But in the spirit of remembering to recognise and be proud of my […]

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On being productive

On being productive

It’s a fantastic feeling–being productive. Getting shit done and accomplishing something feels good. Thanks to my and Anish’s work schedules (not really thanks because it sucks a lot), I have every weekday evening to myself to be productive and get shit done. But there are […]

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Recognising your own accomplishments

Recognising your own accomplishments

In 2016 I watched 118 films. Ninety-seven totally new to me films and twenty-one films I’ve seen at least once before. Looking at these numbers, I personally didn’t see this as an accomplishment. But mentioning the numbers to friends or family, and their jaws drop.

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Favourite Moments of 2016

Favourite Moments of 2016

The idea for this post started out as a “favourite photos of the year.” A post where I share my favourite photos that I’ve taken in the last year. The ones that I think are “the best”. But that felt a little boring. And in […]

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Feeling like an imposter

Feeling like an imposter

In July this year I started what was probably my dream job. The job I’d been trying to figure out how to land since I learned about the company—at least four to five years. I was ecstatic. More than a couple of times I’d have […]

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Responsibility and Accountibility

Responsibility and Accountibility

It’s humbling to work for a company that’s so well-respected in the industry. What we write is quoted and cited by other resources. People in the industry take what we write on our blog seriously and trust that what we’ve communicated is 100% factual. That’s […]

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I’m starting a newsletter

I’m starting a newsletter

It’s something that’s been kicking around as an idea in my head for a long time. But in my head it seemed like a long task, that would take weeks of planning and execution—it’s taken a week. Maybe a little over a week of me […]

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Not an Open Book

Not an Open Book

The first two words in the tagline for this blog is “Personal blog.” I fear those words have lost their connection with what I actually write. Over time, it’s become harder for me to be totally honest and open here. Writing this post isn’t easy […]

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A short boat ride to Bu Maher Fort

A short boat ride to Bu Maher Fort

I’ve been patiently waiting for the weather to cool down enough to where I can be outside comfortably during the day, for an extended period of time, without having a river of sweat streaming down my back. Almost there. Regardless, last weekend I took a […]

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