I am not far off from completing my Master of Public Policy and Management. Outside of social relationships and sports, life has pretty much revolved around this course. It is one I have mostly enjoyed and more than anything I’ve appreciated the breadth and depth that the program affords. I intend to write a list of the specific topics I explored when I am done, both as a reminder of my achievements, but also to give an idea to potential students as to what to expect in a course such as this.
Writing creatively doesn’t ever stop. I do have a couple of ideas in the back of my head, which I hope to follow in between graduation and employment.
On that note, FOLK Magazine recently published my short story ‘Rhyme & Reason.’ It revolves around a weatherman who finds himself inexplicably saving people on air while delivering the weather report. I started writing it in Montreal in 2017 after a freak weather event. It’s incredibly humbling to see my writing on paper and I thank the editors Moreblessing Maturere and Khalid Warsame for the opportunity.
One of the reasons this website has not been updated much beyond the Publications page is the change in my consumption of music. It is not that I listen to less. Rather, I listen to far more than I ever have. The result is that I often listen to albums once and rarely ever am able to come to opinions on any given one. This is a result of streaming services and having the world of music at one’s fingertips. I’ve yet to decide whether this is a good or bad thing. For now, that I can listen to Ahmed Ben Ali and Arlo Parks in the same sitting within an hour is still positively mind-boggling.