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About twosistersonaplane

Writing echoes life. Like singing in the kitchen, I just can’t seem to not write. It’s impulsive. Perhaps it’s just a reflection of the way some songs beg for lyrics. Some life experiences insist on being written. I’m a musician, and a writer. I love songs and words. I delight in exploring creation and interacting with people. Last summer, I travelled overseas for the first time to visit Europe with my sister. This blog is my way of documenting and sharing the stories that were lived during that trip.

How You Get There

Transportation here is different. When we emerge from the airport, loaded down with our backpacks, we don’t see a car park. Rather, we see a bicycle park. Fietsflat (bicycle flat), as it is called, is at Amsterdam Centraal Station. “A … Continue reading

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Not Drowning

Realistically, this city shouldn’t even exist. As our plane descends, Amsterdam appears out of the clouds, laced by water like veins. It is a field divided by water fences. Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport sits four meters below sea level, according to … Continue reading

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Coming Home

Who knew that a person could feel like they were home, when they’d only just arrived in a place they’d never been? That’s how I felt in Galway. Galway is where my father’s parents were born and raised. The Joyces … Continue reading

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