I was looking forward to the Summer so much. Having a post-comps break, and then working on my thesis while enjoying the Summer on the island of Montreal: The festivals, the Paddle Mac, the many tourist attractions. Maybe also going swimming, or doing some one-day solo trips to Quebec City or Ottawa, or to some… Read More The joy of a Summer flu–or whatever disease this is
I go to McGill, but I do not live in Montreal! In fact, I never have lived in Montreal. That is because I go to the ‘other’ campus, the Macdonald Campus. Yes, I will get annoyed if you are from McGill and you spell it as MacDonald. 🙂 And no, it is not on a… Read More At McGill but not in Montreal
I felt the soft crunching beneath my soles. With every careful and calculated step, so as not to slip and fall flat on my face, little white pebble-like clumps flew in all directions and seemed to cleared the path before me. Behind me, was a visible trail of footprints. For a while, or at least… Read More Winter wonderland
I remember going to bed one night, barely two months after moving to Montreal. It was chilly, around 5C or so. In the gathering wind, shadows of bare trees danced on my window. The next morning, I was woken by the excited voices of newcasters on my alarm-radio. At first I lay there, in that… Read More Cold yet?
Leaves shook on the branches, causing hushed whispers to suddenly sound all at once overhead. A leaf, slightly curled up and crisp from age and the pendulum swings between the warmth of an Indian Summer and a foretaste of the frigid chill of Winter, fell slowly. It wandered in mid-air, almost hesitant and cautious of… Read More Falling leaves
With the impending downpour of today’s weather forecast and the commencement of a new school year, I thought it appropriate to offer what little advice I could to new McGillians.