Dear Mother/Mum/Mom, As a child I adored you. You taught me to speak, talk, smile, and walk. There wasn’t an activity on Playschool that we didn’t do, or an inch of my body that wasn’t covered in paint. Every birthday was themed something different and a product of your love and hard-work. You walked us […]Read More Happy Mother’s Day, Mother.
In the wise, and also over used, words of Adele – hello from the other side. It was only a few months ago that I applied to study an intensive summer course in France and here I am, freezing my fingers off while living out of my backpack. I’ve been city hopping since New Years […]Read More Hello Europe 🌍
The time has rolled around and my annual end-of-year wrap-up is here. What can I say about 2015, except for WOW! In no way imaginable would I have believed last year that the proceeding 365 days would be filled with many experiences that have challenged me, taught me, and made me forever grateful of my […]Read More 2015, you’ve been grand!
This week marks the annual Mental Health week in Australia. For the past 10 years my Mental Health has become a big factor in my transition between childhood to adulthood. It’s something I become very passionate about as I have seen the side effects of not taking care of one’s mental health. So, when asked […]Read More It’s time to celebrate Mental Health
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and R U Ok? Day. One of the best ways to prevent and minimise suicide is to create connections and conversations checking in with people around you. R U Ok Day encourages each of us to take the time to start the conversation and ask the people around us […]Read More Let’s start the conversation
Four years ago I was in the middle of deciding my future while in the middle of completing grade 12. I had it mapped out that I would take a gap year and then complete my double business degree at the University of Queensland (UQ). I was convinced that I should have Griffith’s double degree […]Read More Why study at Griffith?
Anyone can buy a plane ticket and fly to any destination. It’s what you do in that destination that gives life a purpose. I made it back to Australia all in one piece. Our Malaysian Airline flight did not crash, I did not contract any deadly viruses, neither was I attacked by any stray animals, […]Read More Oh Borneo, you were indescribable
We arrived in Kuching, Borneo on the 29th Monday afternoon, albeit a bit tired from no sleep and a long layover in Singapore but we made it!! The first thing I noticed while flying over Borneo before landing was the dense rainforest and the numerous high mountains. Jessie and I had our noses to the window […]Read More First impressions of Borneo
Well, lets be honest, I am still 20. So, I’m not going to give any wise words of wisdom to the younger generations, because I am still classified as that ‘young generation’. The truth is, I love reading these types of advice and any title that applies to a 20-year-old or university graduate grabs my […]Read More 6 Things I wish I knew when I was 20
Just 7 more sleeps until I venture off to Borneo! Every day closer I become more excited – it’s like the feeling you get the week before Christmas! My packing hasn’t even started, and lets be honest, probably won’t start until the day before. Why rush into things hey? Plus, music to my parent’s ears, […]Read More Borneo’s calling me – 1 week to go!