Another year, another ode, another opportunity to reflect on the last 365 days. If 2016 was my year of “re-awakening”, by 2017 I was well and truly awake. Up until I quit my full-time job late last year, the image that kept playing in my head was of me sitting in a waiting room, patiently waiting for my name to be called. This year I gained … Continue reading An ode to 2017
I’ve been living in London for 76 days now and it still feels like a dream. Not in an “I’m walking on sunshine” way where every moment of everyday has been perfect and unforgettable. It’s been a dream because I feel like I get to hit the refresh button and start anew. Hitting the refresh button is about leading the life you’ve always wanted to … Continue reading 76 days later
When you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place look a little closer squeeze a little tighter live a little brighter and you’ll always find the light x Grandma AL @Dia:Beacon Continue reading A walking cliché
It was great to get out of the city with my brother, Calvin. I had only been in New York for a few days but having visited the city numerous times, I was keen to see something new. Admittedly, I had only known about Storm King Art Centre after watching an episode of the hilarious, culturally on point Netflix show, Master of None season 2. Remember? The … Continue reading Adventures at Storm King
Dear Diary… The humble teenage journal. So simple yet so effective at capturing the often intense emotions of teenage angst we all experienced at one stage or another. And oh so entertaining and cringe-worthy to read as fully grown adults who still feel like they don’t have their shit together most of the time. Like many, I mostly turned to my beloved journal after going through … Continue reading Diary of a fifteen year old
As a kid the possibilities seemed so endless. Everything and anything felt within reach. Breakdancer, artist and rockstar were all perfectly viable options to a five year old. But as we move into adulthood, the realities of life begin to set in. It’s no longer about chasing wild childhood dreams, but about developing and sustaining a solid career that will provide you with fruitful opportunities to progress higher and … Continue reading What do you want to be when you grow up?
A few weeks ago I attended Semi-Permanent, a creative and design conference that brings together international and local designers, artists, techies and creative thinkers to explore the future of design, technology and the world around us. Through a series of talks, exhibitions, workshops and installations, the event provides the local creative community with an opportunity to connect and collaborate. Semi-Permanent melds together design, business and culture … Continue reading 8 Things I Learnt at Semi-Permanent