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Author Archive: Zoe Tupling

The Sandwich

In communication, within workplace and personal relationships alike, I have come across one method of giving criticism/bad news that I am partial to: it is called the sandwich method. The idea is to try to take a piece of negative information and wrap it up in double portions of positivity so as to make it…

Drizzle

I’ve always been captivated by the power of the elements. Nature choosing its moment to remind us of our subordinate role to its power. As a Canadian, I am often impressed/dismayed by mountains of snow that seem to magically emerge from the sky. One snowflake at a time, in a dainty flutter, or gangs of…

…and then there was light…

It’s hard to try to explain anything about my life in Malawi. I have trouble believing that I’m the one actually living it most days. There is a part of me that remains in denial, cannot believe I am in Africa, as if I’m still in Canada and this has been some elaborate reality television…

Zoe Tupling

My name is Zoë Tupling and I am a student at the University of Ottawa in the final year of my degree in “Conflict Studies & Human Rights”. After finishing my undergraduate education, I am interested in dividing my time between further travel and learning opportunities, hopefully finding a Master’s degree (and later, a career)…