I Was 2 Feet Tall And Then I Wasn’t Anything

A brief guide on how not to talk to people from a different country My Aloe Vera plant doesn't have a name and it doesn't matter because she is dying I had three unsolicited interactions last Friday. I like to sit away from people on the bus. I like to either listen to music and… Continue reading I Was 2 Feet Tall And Then I Wasn’t Anything

How To Be Good At Something

Because I never finish anything... literally. There's a small number of you that make your way to this corner of the internet every time I post (which I'm very grateful for) and some of you who step into this crevice will occasionally share something with me about my post; how it made you feel for… Continue reading How To Be Good At Something

In Between The Pages

Open a book... seriously. Fruit of The Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras It's Latin American Heritage Month and I decided to do something about how little I know about Latin American culture. In fact, I'm more disappointed that I didn't think of this sooner. My three favourite ways of interacting with a new culture… Continue reading In Between The Pages

Where Were We?

Ha alliteration! I really need to do this. More. I'm back in school (precariously though, because... any moment now, we really should be shutting down but somehow we've made it week 6) and I can't breathe. I am suffocated by the incessant assignment and projects, the egregious stares I keep getting from white people in… Continue reading Where Were We?

Me, Pamela & Body Dysphoria

It's getting very unhealthy in here. “blessed beshewho isbothfuriousand magnificent” Taylor Rhodes, calloused: a field journal So I've been working out a lot, a lot more than earlier in the quarantine because now I've done a whole Chloe Ting program and I've designed my own schedule. I work out 5 times a week and I'm incorporating more… Continue reading Me, Pamela & Body Dysphoria

My Design Portfolio Part II

Ya'll remember... we were talking about this like... forever ago? Hi! Welcome back to episode 2 of What Could Have Been featuring me, obviously. We never got done talking about the portfolio that got me into Design School. Before we get into that, looking back, I'm still surprised that I got into the program (if… Continue reading My Design Portfolio Part II

Afterwards…

There is no happy ever after - but there is an afterwards.This isn't our ending.Rosamund Lupton, "Afterwards" There is a really good book called Afterwards, and while it doesn't have much to do with this post, it has given me something to think about. It's been a long summer. I've been absent for many reasons;… Continue reading Afterwards…

I Got Into Design School

...but don't get too excited, I'm not a design student. Anymore. Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.Sophia Loren Over the weekend, I realised I would probably be graduating in 2024 (making my time in University last a total of 6 years) and I am… Continue reading I Got Into Design School