Paris, je t’aime

In light of the recent events, I find it appropriate to post this now. One of my favorite cities, France was my home for five years and holds a very special place in my heart. Around the globe and in places of conflict, these atrocities are not new: Syria, Iraq, North Korea, even here in […]

Birds of Africa: Pink Flamingo, f comme flamant rose

Africa undeniably has a wanderers allure attached to it. Think the ‘Heart of Darkness’ by Conrad or any other 19th early 20th writer who romanticized the continent’s wild and indigenous qualities: “You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions” (Karen Blixen). Unfortunately these romantic notions more or less lumped the continent together; […]