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WAIW | We’re Not In This Together(?)

Image contains a photo of a man on the left-hand side looking to the top right. The man’s face, shoulders, and left hand are visible, and he’s against a white wall. He has a questioning look on his face, and his hand is resting under his chin.

Just like so many things the magazine discusses, the COVID-19 pandemic is too complicated to use something like "we're all in this together" as a call to action. Read More »

WAIW | Morning Market Haul in Saigon

Image contains a photo of a variety of food on a white tabletop. On the left-hand side, in a green plastic basket, there are bright red tomatoes and a bunch of morning glory. To the right of the basket, there is a plastic container of small blocks of fried tofu, and just below that there is a banh mi sandwich.

Even though I can't go on any big adventures during the COVID-19 pandemic, I'm lucky enough to have great options for food at my local market. Read More »

WAIW | Another Walk’N’Talk

Image contains a photo of the heads of two dogs looking at each other. In the background, there is an orange sunset.

Although things have been relatively quiet online, lots of stuff has been happening in the background. Today, I thought I would bring you up-to-date on at least some of it. Read More »

WAIW | Then There Were Three

Image contains a photo of a dog with yellow fur and a red collar laying down on a tile floor in the foreground. In the background, the legs of a wooden chair and table can be see. Behind the furniture, a black dog is visible. Near the black dog, a toy truck is also visible.

I flew to Chiang Mai, Thailand yesterday and I was dreading facing the fact that another dog passed while I was away. However, I've been too busy dealing with something else to really face the loss so far. Read More »

WAIW | Dancing With a Cat

Image contains a photo of a mainly orange cat sitting on a multi-coloured mat while looking up at the camera.

I've sat plenty of needy animals over the years that I've been house sitting, but this cat is the first one that really needs to bite my feet whenever I'm in the kitchen. Read More »

WAIW | Air Quality in Saigon

Image contains a photo of a man wearing a blue mask around the lower half of his face. The shoulders of the man are visible, and he's standing against a wall that is mostly white.

Although last year's burning season in Chiang Mai, Thailand was worse, the air quality in Saigon, Vietnam has been surprisingly bad as of late. Read More »