Growing Up As An Asian In New Zealand

Everyone has a different experience growing up, and we have a mixture of cultures in New Zealand. This is sort of a continuation of thoughts and experiences from my previous post here. A little background about me is that I was born and raised in New Zealand, and spent most of my life living by … Continue reading Growing Up As An Asian In New Zealand

Ethical Fashion And The Rise Of Consumer Culture

Clothes are one of the largest polluters in the world. There is so much we don't see from the clothes we wear, from the source of the fabric, where the cotton was grown, how much water was used to bring the piece of clothing to life, what environment the worker who sewed the piece of … Continue reading Ethical Fashion And The Rise Of Consumer Culture

The Driving Standards In Taiwan Need To Improve

In any city, driving safely and responsibly should always, always be an obvious requirement. I wanted to focus this article specifically on Taipei, because recently a very close person near and dear to my heart was nearly killed by a driver in Taipei after being hit. It is a huge, often overlooked and ignored aspect of … Continue reading The Driving Standards In Taiwan Need To Improve

The Life We Lived Before Social Media

The times have changed in how we interact with others on a daily basis. If you grew up before social media escalated and became increasingly popular, you'll remember how interactions were far different to how they are now. We used the telephone at home to talk to friends, we would go next door to play … Continue reading The Life We Lived Before Social Media

The Fringeless Life And Thoughts On Acne

If you asked me "So, how's life without a fringe?" I would reply "Oh it's really quite great, thank you." The photo below was when I dyed my hair for the first (and last) time, and I realised it wasn't for me soon after I started missing my natural black hair. Growing up, I had … Continue reading The Fringeless Life And Thoughts On Acne

How To Fall In Love With Yourself

Happy New Year to my dear fellow bloggers. Wishing you all a beautiful year ahead filled with wonderful memories, and thank you from the bottom of my heart for supporting me and following my online journey.  I was looking back at the first post I wrote in 2017, and it was a post about love. … Continue reading How To Fall In Love With Yourself

Cats In Fashion And Some Wandering Thoughts

I've been reading a book called Man Repeller, by Leandra Medine, and I simply love her quirky humour, honest voice and relatable tone of writing. Reading her words makes you feel like she's sitting beside you with a cup of coffee in one hand, and talking to you like you've been friends for as long … Continue reading Cats In Fashion And Some Wandering Thoughts