Angelica’s official status: Adult

This photo was taken two days ago - 9th December 2016. It was a special day. I mean, aside from the fact that the marketing team finished off at 3pm to spend the rest of the day at the Royal Botanic Gardens for bubbly, beer, food and kris kringle - that was special enough in itself. … Continue reading Angelica’s official status: Adult

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5 Reasons Why Traveling Solo Is The Way To Go

When I was younger (we're talking like 4 years ago here), I never pictured myself as the type of person to take on the world solo. I never imagined exploring cities and crossing countries on my own. I sort of always figured that travelling was something that I'd always do with someone else. I mean, … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Traveling Solo Is The Way To Go

ECZEMA

/ˈɛksɪmə,ˈɛkzɪmə/ Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a recurring, inherited, inflammatory skin condition. Symptoms include patches or areas of dry, itching, scaling and reddened skin. When I was born, the doctor reassured my parents, "Don't worry, she'll grow out of it". As I grew older, they passed these words onto me and my young self took them … Continue reading ECZEMA

To be creative is not for the faint-hearted

Creativity takes courage - Henri Matisse I believe that wholeheartedly. Countless times, I've emotionally voiced the following words: "I haven't drawn in so long. I miss it." But did I follow that up? Did I do something about it? No. I continued on not drawing, and I continued missing it. But why? I did not … Continue reading To be creative is not for the faint-hearted

My struggle with the transition (and my successes)

I'm sitting here at my favourite little café in the heart of Sydney CBD, satisfied after inhaling my "Organic Golden Quinoa Detox" salad (trying to ignore the $20 price-tag) waiting for my pot of green tea to cool down and feeling happy; grounded. I didn't, however, quite feel this way not that long ago. When I … Continue reading My struggle with the transition (and my successes)

A delay, a tackle and a ‘welcome home’ balloon

It has been ONE MONTH - an entire month since landing at Sydney International Airport and arriving home after a year of being away from my life here. Now, before I can delve into how it has been being back, I must first share the actual story of arriving at the airport. Trust my luck, … Continue reading A delay, a tackle and a ‘welcome home’ balloon