Archives for June 2010

Life Lessons from One Year in France

This Thursday will mark ten months that I’ve been living in France. Many readers have asked me questions about the experience: What is life like for a Canadian living in France? What is it like studying abroad? How is life immersed in a non-English speaking country? Until now, I’ve held back writing a full article, […]

Manageable Awfulness and How to Let Bad Things Happen

“If you want to invent life-saving medicine, you need to accept that at some point, people will die.” A successful life-science entrepreneur told me this during a conversation. At first, I was shocked at the comment. Isn’t the point of creating new drugs or medical procedures to save lives? But the more I thought about […]