2017 Year in Review

2017 Year in Review By Ada Ketchie Northern Flicker is 2 years old! We spread our wings and jumped into a grand adventure of service and travel and creation and entrepreneurship and stretching our relationship. We haven’t meant to keep you all in the dark, we were just go-go-going between places and projects. So here’s […]

Pura Vida – Part 2

Pura Vida – Part 2 By Ada Ketchie A new friend told us the other day that it’s a good sign if people aren’t posting blog posts too often – it means they are busy having great experiences! Now our time in Costa Rica is soon coming to an end and we have barely begun […]

Pura Vida!

Pura Vida! By Ada Ketchie CATCHING UP FROM COSTA RICA [PART 1] It’s been a busy few months since we arrived to Costa Rica. Besides soaking up the sun, lots of learning has been had and exciting opportunities have emerged. Hopefully with this post we can finally catch you up on some of the experiences […]

And we’re working! …before we’ve even left!

By Ada Ketchie And we’re working! …before we’ve even left! The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS) based in Siem Reap, Cambodia is our first official partner and we couldn’t be more thrilled. CPCS is a world class organization involved in direct intervention work in various conflict contexts throughout East Asia. Not only that […]

Logo Evolution

Logo Evolution By Ada Ketchie We always knew that we wanted the Northern Flicker to represent the work we are setting out to do. If you read our previous post “What’s in a name?” you learned just how layered the symbolism and significance is for us. But the final name and logo you see on […]

What’s in a Name

What’s in a Name? By Ada Ketchie What did you think of when you first heard our name? The flicker of the film reel or the camera shutter? Considering what we do, that is quite appropriate. Maybe the mesmerizing view of the Northern Lights? Or the guiding shimmer of the North Star? Also good.  What we […]