Published

I have some exciting news! I’ve just completed my first month writing for Global Vision International (GVI). I’m participating in their writing academy which spans four months, covering brand, SEO insight, travel writing and freelance work. GVI is an organisation whose values chime with my own. Their projects centre around sustainable development and they offer…

Skin

As I was reading on the summer lawn, a shadow passed across the pages of my book. I squinted skywards. “Is that real?” “Yes.” My boyfriend’s mother looked at my tattoo and quietly walked away. I felt as though I had let her down. I had my first tattoo when I was seventeen. It was…

WordPress : Pages and Themes

I’ve been on WordPress for five years now, and I was faithful to the Twenty Ten theme until a few weeks ago. I had always found the Pages infuriating- tagging my content or sorting it into Categories didn’t magically sort my posts into the right pages. Instead, I was left to arduously copy my content…

Not Cutting It

I am rebelling. I have not cut my hair in a year. It all started last summer when I visited a Korean hair salon.┬áMy hairdresser confessed that his English was limited, but I figured that showing him pictures of caramel highlights would be enough. I was mistaken. I had to go into work looking like…

Reading into my Readers

I was curious about who was visiting my site, so I took a look at my Stats and Insights. There, I found some illuminating facts about you, my dear readers. My top post is about some massages I had back in 2013. Then, for better or for worse, I delved into the Google searches that…

A Wild Idea

Having recently returned from a Borneo trip, I was busy sorting through my footage. My neck still ached from scanning the trees with my head stretched backwards, but the sights were worth it. The light bursting through the canopy as a wild male orangutan spat out some unwanted food, his impressive flanges framing his kind…