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an onset of nostalgia

black and white photo of a woman reading a book outside a book shop
woman drinking a coffee
black cat drinking water out of a tap
open spread in a magazine
assorted of books on a bed with 'tender is the night' on top
profile of a woman in black turtleneck
Photos by Trisha Robinson.


For the month of December I decided to challenge myself with the way I communicate on social media. I got the opportunity to display my work at the Pape/Danforth Public Library in my hometown of Toronto. This meant a lot to me and I wanted to find ways to express why. I wrote about various things I loved about reading and writing and which books mean the most to me. I noticed that stories I shared of my childhood memories connected with people the most. I thought I’d share a few more:

• I have a leaf shaped scar on the crease of right my wrist from trying to catch a butterfly in tall grass.

• My first bike was purple and it was called the panther; my parents surprised me with it.

• My mom taught me how to knit when I was 5 and the first thing I made was a lumpy forest green sweater for my Barbie.

• The first thing I remember painting is a tree.


Reading: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

Listening to: Whitney Houston

Plotting: something cozy and something that gives back.


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