The size of Paris makes it hard to not be surprised every time you visit the city, unless you’re marching the same route when you go. Though the center may be gorgeous, with that soaring architecture and plenty of stalls of antique books and baubles to keep your […]
Hey! You've made it to my site, and I'm thrilled to introduce myself... my name is Haley, and I'm currently a Community and Organizational Development Volunteer with the “Miras-Moldova” Public Association in Comrat, Gagauzia, Moldova. I help out with organizational development, assist with reporting projects and do some English tutoring - when I'm not cooking, reading or spending time with friends. But my real passion is writing, and here I stand. This blog is a personal exploration of the time I spend (sometimes stumbling!) in Moldova. Hope you enjoy!
A collection of photographs from one afternoon in Amiens
My partner and I wound up in Lille this week – a spontaneous trip to visit friends from France and Moldova! What you might appreciate most after months of volunteering, or working, or studying elsewhere, are the connections you take away with you.
Amiens is well known for its puppetry. This week, students from all over the world came to show off their own puppeteering skills. Their projects were developed under the theme of “Exile.” The youth gathered in the middle of Amiens on Friday, May 18 to rally people to […]
So much of the news we read today is about disconnection. Loneliness as a symptom of our modern dependence on technology, coupled with disconnection from our communities. Political leaders making policy decisions though they are disconnected from the realities of the majority of their populations. International aid organizations disconnected […]