Stories and the World #3: Oxford.

When we arrived at Somerville in July, a close friend said, “My life is a movie.” That’s when this storytelling bug clicked. The week long trips to the Lake District, hikes up the Louhrigg Fell at sunset, croquet on the lawn listening to Radiohead’s The Bends on repeat. [Me at Abby Road, London, July 2002]I came… Continue reading Stories and the World #3: Oxford.

Stories and the World #1: Egypt.

After graduating from St. Bonaventure University, my father took me to Egypt as a graduation present. We saw the museum, the pyramids, and had many meetings at factories where my dad has done twenty-years of business. This was 2003, years before the Arab Spring. Jet lag hit me like a truck–at one point I fell asleep… Continue reading Stories and the World #1: Egypt.