My attraction to an urban village is probably the result of our family moving every couple of years when I was a child. I have a built-up longing for deep roots and knowing my neighbours. Location is a big deal for me. I’m a walker and an urban location means strolling to Main Street for coffee with a friend or hitting the library and community centre. I love art, really long walks like the Camino Real and I’m a relentless reader. I like lively conversation, but also need time to myself.
I grew up in bustling Mexico City in a large and loving family. When I moved to Canada, I wanted to find the same sense of community that I left behind in Mexico. I've never lived alone and have always shared my home with friends. I don't own a car and bike everywhere even in our rainy winters. I'm looking forward to moving into cohousing and having dinner with friends and neighbours in our common space.