A decade in the UK: post-#EUref expat thoughts

I’ve been living in the UK for a third of my life, during the psychosocial development years where one forms and raises opinions on how intimate he becomes with himself, his peers/colleagues, and his lovers. The existential question in this stage of life is whether one is capable of loving,…

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The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers

I’ve mentioned many times that this blog has become my virtual beach; where every blank page feels like waves on the shore and people I meet are like diamonds in the sea. Most bloggers I’ve met have been fantastic fun and some have actually become pretty good friends. We are more…

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The Sunday Currently: The Girl Next Shore & Big News

My body is once again desynchronised but my head is still somewhere up in the clouds submerged in a massive case of wanderlust. THE BIG NEWS is that I am OFFICIALLY a UK resident, aka I finally have indefinite leave to remain in the UK after 9 long years. (Background:…

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Lessons on unnecessary stress

The past few weeks have seen my stress levels on a high which caused sleepless nights, erratic hunger pangs and a splattering of unwanted zits (that come and go as they please like London rain) across my forehead. See, I’ve planned my year-end holiday in the Philippines early this year. I’ve…

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10 Things I Hate About Travel

Okay. So admittedly when we take and post photos of our travels, it’s usually composed of all the good things. Ya know – blue skies, great food, happy smiles, the perfect sunrise and all that stuff, no? But travelling ain’t all about the glitz and glam. It has, unforch, an…

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