Torai Ruddy Hoey

Torai is passionate about writing, human rights and collecting new experiences. She is involved in LGBTQ+ activism, international gender equality and feminism, and environmental conservation. Her goals for the year are to truly become familiar and comfortable in another culture, to get to know amazing people, and to become more personally aware of global issues and concerns. Her favourite quote is an anonymous one she found by accident;"People say 'phase' like impermanence means insignificance. Show me a permanent state of the self."


5 Months In

I’ve been meaning to write this blog update for… a while, now. I wasn’t sure what to say or how exactly I could represent my time here in Brazil as honestly as possible, and despite starting to write this post I still don’t really know. But we’re coming into these last two months in-country- the…

09 February, 2020

5 hours to lift-off

    True to form, I’ve procrastinated doing this first blog post until just about the last second I could. We’re leaving for country, which is Brazil for me, in just under five hours, and not only are my clothes still in a messy pile on the floor, my mind’s pretty all over the place…

31 August, 2019

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