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

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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)

Queen of Lag, summer adventures and a general ‘¿qué tal angelica?’

I'm just going to be completely honest with you guys cause I love you all so much and you deserve the truth. I'm also going to state the obvious. I am so behind with these blog posts #understatement. I am the Queen of Lag. I am not going to come up with excuses or try … Continue reading Queen of Lag, summer adventures and a general ‘¿qué tal angelica?’

Two week trip: England (Part 2)

Prepare yourself for super pretty photos. Oxford. aka  fake Hogwarts, aka. inspiration for some of the world's greatest literary geniuses (no bias), aka. arguably home to one of the most prestigious universities in existence, aka. fellow ex-roomie's educational hood. Since we didn't have anything in particular lined up for this stop, we decided to join … Continue reading Two week trip: England (Part 2)

Two week trip: England (Part 1)

First thing's first - England is exxxyyyyy! aka. $30 AUD blown in one day on public transport. Please keep in mind we didn't even travel an hour out of the city. Like, WTF London? Moving on, these two weeks of both highly attractive and incomprehensible British accents, outrageously overpriced..well, everything, unsatisfactory coach rides, hostels and … Continue reading Two week trip: England (Part 1)

Weekend Trip: Paris

Second weekend trip of the year! This was a trip that started off as a casual bus-ride-catching-up conversation I had with my oldest and very dear friend Leigh (current Zurich resident and European explorer since July 2014), sometime in 2013 when we bumped into each other on the bus one time on the way to … Continue reading Weekend Trip: Paris