Elizabeth Farrell

Libbie is passionate about the different narratives each individual can share. She is involved in generally existing, making people laugh and farming. "People are hard to hate close-up. Move in. Speak truth to bulls__**t. Be civil. Hold hands. With strangers.Strong back, soft front, wild heart."- Brene Brown, Braving the Wilderness


A Unique Souvenir

One of my goals going into my gap year was to fill a sketchbook – something I’ve never been able to fully do before. I figured this was the perfect opportunity to do just that. Aside from taking many photos while in India, I also took of my free time to draw lots and try…

25 May, 2019

Bollywood Bonanza: a review of all the movies I watched while in India.

While in India, I was lucky enough to be placed in a host family with a Mom who had a passion for movies. Every chance we got, we’d see whatever new Hindi movie was in theatres. I fell in love with Indian cinema! Back home, I’d completely fallen out of love with film – every…

24 May, 2019

An Every Day Bus Ride

It’s sometime in the afternoon and it feels like its a million degrees outside because there’s no shade and my only companion is the concrete surrounding me. Eventually, I make it to the bus stop. In my neighbourhood, choosing a bus stop isn’t very difficult. All I need to know is which direction I’m headed…

18 March, 2019

How Do You Catch Your Rats?

We’ve all been there – Minding our own business and going about our lives, when out of the corner of our eyes we spot something move. Something small, and relatively fast. Without putting any thought to it, you whip your head in its direction only to have your suspicions confirmed. What you saw in your…

14 December, 2018

So, How’s India So Far?

The view beside my school one morning before work “I just realized I have not been on this good earth for so long..” something my host sister said in response to finding out I was born in 1999 the first time we hung out together. This statement of hers encapsulates exactly how I felt the…

14 October, 2018

First Blog Post

Thanks and Greetings To begin, I would like to thank everyone who donated to the fundraiser allowing me, and others like me, to take part in this exciting program. I really appreciate your support. I would also like to thank those who have supported me in different ways to achieve my goal and to be…

26 August, 2018

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