One of the most valuable lessons of working as a freelancer over nine years has been the importance of doing work for myself, rather than for others. This sounds selfish, because I suppose it is, and I get that this seems to go against a lot of what I’ve written about before, which it does […]

I’m perched on a Ho Chi Minh City cafe balcony overlooking a swirling cacophony of motorcycles jostling with one another on their way home in the polluted dusk. The points below really serve as a reminder for myself, but part of me hopes to invigorate and possibly comfort those who find themselves walking unconsciously towards […]