Where Are You From?
Born in Hong Kong, I immigrated to Canada at the age of 5 and spent most of my life in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario.
What Do You Do?
I have been a certified teacher since 2009 and taught in South Korea prior to my certification. After I graduated, I struggled to find work in my home province, Ontario. At the beginning of 2012, I moved up to a small, isolated Cree reserve in central Quebec and now work as a middle school science and math teacher.
What’s Your Blog About?
I use this space to jot down what I’ve learned, plot my short-term and long-term goals and monitor the progress of my finances, health, career and personal life. The progress bars help me track my financial goals. I used to run another blog, Two Degrees of Unemployment, which had a good public following from 2009 to 2012 and is now defunct. I’ve been lying low since major changes at the age of 29, and thus, started a new blog to plot the (mis)adventures of my thirties. I am a hardwired INTJ, according to the Myer-Briggs, so I need a public space to track the handful of “life projects” that are always happening and to keep me personally accountable.
What Else Do You Write About?
If you haven’t noticed the food porn in my Instagram already, I love eating. Being a vegetarian doesn’t stop me from loving food! When I’m in the city, I will write reviews for Yelp. I also love reading; feel free to send me recommendations for both non-fiction and fiction or add me on GoodReads as a friend. Otherwise, a lot of my posts are about [insert sport depending on season], pedagogy or the current yoga move – asana – I’m working on at the moment.