flâneur (flanör) noun (pl. flâneurs)
A flâneur is a stroller, a loiterer, urban explorer, a literary type from 19th Century France. Someone who ambles through a city without apparent purpose, but is secretly attuned to the history of the place. Perpetually in covert search of adventure and knowledge, the art of flânerie is an apt allegory for the writer or poet who can ‘stroll along’ in a society observing it whilst pursuing their own agenda.
A flâneur at heart, pm pevato constantly seeks new experiences whilst strolling down the boulevards of life. Along this journey, the author earned several academic degrees including an LLB from Dalhousie University, and an LLM and PhD in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The author supports The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC), a not-for-profit organization that brings Canadian books to young readers; and Pennwriters, a multi-genre writing organization, wherein the author holds Published Penn status.