Viewing Archives for animals

WAIW | Harvesting Jackfruit

Image contains a large, leafy green tree in the background. In the foreground, there is a man on the left wearing a face mask. The man is holding a large spiny light green fruit to his right, and there is a dog with black patches around her eye that is looking directly at the man.

With less than a week left here in Chiang Mai, Thailand, I decided to take today to try harvesting one of the jackfruits on the property. Read More »

T.O.F.U. is Now About Cats

Image contains a white background with black text in the centre. The text says "T.O.F." and there is a cartoon outline of a cat's face with whiskers to the right of the text. Below this, in a smaller font, there is text that says "Totally and Obviously Feline"

A new month is upon us, and with it comes a change for the magazine. It might seem dramatic, but the numbers suggest it's for the best. Read More »

WAIW | Dealing With Ghosts

Image contains four silver dog bowls from a birds-eye view. The bowls are on an off-white countertop.

If ghosts are what's left behind after a loss, then I've been dealing with a bunch of them lately. Read More »

WAIW | A Sudden Loss

Image contains a white dog centred in the photo. The dog is looking to the right of the camera, and he's laying on green grass with trees in the background.

After four years of housesitting and countless cats and dogs coming and going in my life during my travels, this morning I was finally faced with the difficult task of starting the day with one less animal in my care than the day before. Read More »

Vegan Travel | Canada & Back Again

Image contains two beaches blending into one another in the middle of the picture. The beach on the left has sand that arches upward to the right, and there are palm trees lining the shore. The beach on the right has sand that arches upward to the right where it meets the edge of the other beach. Along the edge of the beach, there are sand dunes and evergreen trees with a few people walking on the shore.

Last year was great for so many reasons, including a trip back home to Canada and plenty of amazing meals. Find out some of the highlights in the latest episode of the Vegan Travel series. Read More »

WAIW | The Stray Dog

Cover for The Stray Dog

I've met a lot of animals during my housesits over the last four years or so. Of course, not all of them live with me in the homes. Every now and then, a stray dog comes into my life, and today was one of those times. Read More »