Monthly Archives: February 2012

My presentation at the Association of American Geographers’ Annual Meeting in NY 2012

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Tomorrow, at the Association of American Geographers’ Annual Meeting 2011 in New York, I will be presenting my Masters Thesis, “There’s No Place Like Home” – New Conceptions of Home for Young Mobile Persons in 6 Global Cities.”  This paper discusses … Continue reading

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A Day Tour of New York’s Desolate-Glorious Maritime Past

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Over the President’s Day weekend, a friend of mine challenged me to put together a day tour of New York that was tranquil, unexpected and very much in keeping with the history and identity of the city.  I came up … Continue reading

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Homeliness and/is Clutter

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I have a tendency to clutter up my living space – whether it’s at home, or at work. I just find my world more manageable when my stuff is strewn all over the desk, or the dining table; and, despite … Continue reading

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“Gezellig” (Dutch): untranslatable, vaguely meaning Homeliness

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I recently finished reading a book that I really enjoyed, which a friend had suggested I read ages ago but I only managed to get to over the past weekend. Home – A Short History of an Idea by Canadian-American … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures Make A City

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Took a week off from Dream of a City to focus on 100 Ways to See A Street, but I’m back. It snowed yesterday, just light feathery bits of snow that didn’t last long on the pavement.  But on the … Continue reading

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Dream Of A City 2011… Winter(冬)

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The final installment of my Best of 2011 covers late Autumn in November 2011 till mid-winter in January 2012. During this atypically warm Winter season, I stayed mostly in New York, checking out art exhibitions in the major museums and … Continue reading

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Dream of A City 2011… Autumn(秋)

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In my eagerness to write about the last three weeks back in London and Berlin, I realise I left my Best of 2011 hanging.  And so, finally, here’s the third installment, capturing the best of my journeying between late Summer … Continue reading

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