Feeding Hungry Ghosts

Posted by Tamika on March 12, 2019

I used to walk in a wooded trail system with lots of coyotes. When coyotes were around, people were (understandably) nervous. On occasion, people were chased to their cars. Folks didn’t realize that running away is the worst thing you…

Forbidden Love in Venice—and Malta Joycast

Posted by Tamika on May 3, 2017

When most people think about Venice, Italy, they picture renaissance art, gothic palaces, and romantic gondola rides. Venice was dreamy for me too. But my head-over-heels moment was a bit different. I was at St. Mark’s Square having a…

I’m Not That Brave

Posted by Tamika on May 27, 2016

Getting off the ferry at Salt Spring for the first time was like walking into a scene from National Geographic. Tall trees, mountains, ocean vistas, harbour seals, and eagles calling out overhead—it was hard to take it all in at…