Monthly Archives: November 2012

Their heart grew cold/ they let their wings down

Sappho, who were you? You’reĀ oneĀ ticket with too many winning numbers to be plausible. What were the chances? You are the only woman whose writing survived from ancient Greece, and you’re one of the only ones who seems to shun the political world around you. You don’t write about politics, wars, you barely mention your home […]

Slightly Atrophied Wanderlust

I read a particularly dangerous blog post by from, which recently made it to Time’s 25 best blogs of 2012. Earl, the blogger, explains in the post that it is easy to travel and live abroad even if you don’t have much or any money to your name. One of the best ways to […]