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First race in the morning!

It’s nearly 10pm here in Budapest, my food and snacks are made and ready for tomorrow, my swim bag is packed, and I’m as ready as I’m going to get for my first international open water swim race tomorrow! The … Continue reading

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Worlds in Budapest: getting settled 

The last few days have been a bit of a blur with packing, finishing up work, the joys of international travel (helpful hint: don’t fly Air Canada Rouge, unless you too consider a singular piece of loaf a ‘continental breakfast!), … Continue reading

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My Tri-riffic Summer

As I mentioned a few months back as I described life in Vancouver, I was training for my first-ever triathlon.  To be clear, I was not training for an Ironman, or even a normal Olympic length triathlon.  No, no, I was … Continue reading

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Backpacker to Bachelorette

So. It’s been a while since I’ve really written anything of substance on here. A long while. Does that mean I haven’t been doing anything of substance. Well, yes and no. Yes, because my life now is certainly not what … Continue reading

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Naxos: The TEAM!

I’ve been back in Vancouver one week, and just as I thought, I’m missing my team in Naxos.  Not just a normal “oh that was so fun, I miss those guys” kind of missing . . . but a really … Continue reading

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This one’s for the boys (and Eimear)

With less than a week left in Salalah, I find myself daily taking stock of this most recent experience.  Today was my last day of work, tonight is my last Thursday night at Oasis, Monday is my last rugby practice. Back in … Continue reading

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Finding my local

Since arriving in Oman over four months ago, I’ve been struggling to find my place in the local community.  I mentioned this in my post the week before last: Musings from Salalah.  Usually when I travel and live places for … Continue reading

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