“It’s absolutely mind-boggling how much time I was able to give myself when I didn’t have to work a job to pay Vancouver rents.”
I didn’t choose the title of vagabond—rather, it was chosen for me.
Throughout 2016—while I was in my final year of post-secondary—I moved three times.
Two summers ago, Etsuko Jotaki was on her way home after meeting with a friend when she stopped to pick up her bicycle from Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain station.
As much as people love to complain about Vancouver’s weather and economy, this city has a lot of things going for it.
Excited. Anxious. Relieved. Heartbroken. Generally content about it all. They’re all states I found myself in at least once—if not simultaneously—during the writing of this here Lettitor. If we’re to be completely honest with each other, I’ve been putting it off for a while.