Snaps, thoughts, and occasional musings from a third-culture lady currently residing in the land of maple leaves and ongoing winter wonderland.


"Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent."

Eleanor Roosevelt


My Process of Growing

If 2020 was the year of taking a step back and appreciate the little things, 2021 is about slowly picking up the pace and allowing myself...

3 Things That Helped Me Live My New Normal

So it's been two full months since I returned to the office after having worked at home full-time. I can honestly say it's been a very...

My First Day Back

Today was my first day back in the office, after working from home for more than 11 weeks. I had a mix of emotions; excitement,...

Hello 2020

My first proper trip back to Edmonton, which involved lots of amazing food and great company.

Post-Thesis Thoughts

After months of work, I finally finished my master's thesis. As I clicked the submit button for my first draft, I felt so many emotions:...

My Top 5 TED Talks

In the last four years or so, I've watched plenty of TED talks. I used to make time to watch at least once a day, and then it eventually...

Welcome to Andrea Writes!

For as long as I can remember, I have tried to consistently maintain a personal blog for years. One time, I tried to blog about...



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