Tag Archives: being poor

Cakes vs. Scones: The Identity Crisis

During the last few months while my mojo has been curled-up into the fetal position and I have attempted (on some level) to deal with a cornucopia of emotional shit to which I am in not willing to succumb (denial hard at work) … Continue reading

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Oliver speaks! “Give me f’cking more!”

More Sir. I may look poor but I’m bad-ass. Over the last few years I have declared on numerous occasions how I have bore an uncanny, metaphorical resemblance to a modern-day, pure-hearted ‘Oliver Twist’ (only with furniture and diamonds). As generally during the … Continue reading

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The way the cake crumbles…

I knew this day would come… Dislaimer/note to self: This may very well be one of your infamous ‘That Time of the Month’ rants. Permission is granted to forgive yourself later just in case, sans embarassment and mortification. If not the … Continue reading

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A life in limbo and a brand new Purgatory!

It ain’t no party where I’m going. These days my daily routine consists of packing, packing, more packing and obsessing over packing, while my thoughts hover over focusing on the many reasons I am getting out of here while repeating over and … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye and a postcard from the edge…

I decided not long ago that a return to the homeland would be inevitable at some point. If I were to go back  Western Canada would be my best bet, as I’d have a better chance of finding work as … Continue reading

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On-going contemplation with a dash of hope

I have made no secret that I have been entertaining the idea of returning to my own country, mainly for “security.” But I have realized what I have here in Italy by comparison, and have been asking myself: “What exactly … Continue reading

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