Finding Myself in Bogotá

The Daily Post asked:

Life is a series of beginnings and endings. We leave one job to start another; we quit cities, countries, or continents for a fresh start; we leave lovers and begin new relationships. What was the last thing you contemplated leaving? What were the pros and cons? Have you made up your mind? What will you choose?

The very last thing I left behind, I had no say in the matter. Actually, had I chosen not to leave the repercussions would have been too heavy to deal with, so naturally, I packed up my things and got on that plane.  Continue reading

Leaf In The Wind

Today’s Daily Prompt asks:

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? How close or far are you from that vision?

This close to the end of my first degree it has always occurred to me that I’ve never had a plan. Whenever people asked me this question as a child my response was always that I didn’t know. I didn’t know then and I still don’t know now and that’s a little bit scary for a final year student. Continue reading

Generation XYZ

Today’s Daily Prompt asks:

Think about the generation immediately younger or older than you. What do you understand least about them — and what can you learn from them?

When I was a little girl I loved to listen to my mother and her sister talk about their childhood days. They grew up in the ‘country’ and moved to town shortly after their mother died. But even if the story was set in Port-of-Spain, I was still impressed because they just seemed like simpler days. Continue reading