That feeling of content came to me at ease while abroad, you would find me with my pack on, coffee in one hand and offline map in the other – en route to my next temporary home. Every misled thought, every spike of boredom was ever so fleeting how could I return to somewhere that induced the polar opposite?
To me, I found my true self by meeting new and likeminded people. I felt like I was given the gift of being able to reintroduce myself to the world, wiping that slate clean, I could quite literally be whoever I wanted to be.
The sun was yet to greet us as the clock would soon struck 5. I’d spent many early mornings out and about during European Winters. Though lugging my travel pack to my Uber across the sidewalk that morning, I knew Edinburgh’s chill was bidding me a final farewell with a vengeance. “Don’t worry, you will [...]
I know that as you read this, many of you are overwrought with Mumma or Daddy commitments, work, and study. But you can’t give into your struggle because the world says that’s a sign of weakness. And I’m no psychic, but I also know that you’ve at one time or another, maybe at this minute [...]
I find myself lazing in my mid-morning read, pondering on how much my spoken thoughts contrast those of what I voiced just a few years ago. It’s without a doubt that with the opportunities I've had, I’ve learnt many valuable lessons. But my tolerance for an increasing amount of issues is what I owe thanks [...]
Caution, your reflection may be distorted by social constructed definitions of ‘beauty’. I often look back at photos of myself from the past two years, in awe at how much I’ve changed in such a short amount of time. Those close to me would tell you of the stark contrast between my current red curls, [...]