Category: Writing

On Writing

A few weeks ago I had to gather writing samples for an application and came to a dreadful realization. I had stopped writing. Everything that was longer than a page, everything that was a creative endeavour rather than an assignment,…

On Revolutions

Some are calling the riots in England a revolution. I’m not convinced. In fact I think people throw the word revolution around much too casually. Burning cars and broken glass does not a revolution make. Yes, many (most?) revolutions are…

Travel and Write

That’s all I want to do. For now at least. I look around at everyone who is “on track” to get a 9 – 5 job they hate, marry someone “‘cause it’s time”, have those 2.5 kids, and “settle down.”…

Spot the differences

Let’s play a game. The title links to the article The Varsity published entitled “Do more than donate” The following is the the second draft of the article I wrote. Let’s see if you can spot the differences. *** I…