11 Signs It’s Summer in Queensland

Queensland: Australia’s Sunshine State. You would think that living in one of the northern parts of our sunburnt country that I would be used to the heat and rejoice come Summertime. You would be wrong. For someone like me, whose complexion resembles that of a speckled white marble bench top, Summer is definitely not one of my favourite seasons. If you’ve somehow lost track of … Continue reading 11 Signs It’s Summer in Queensland

November ’18: The Soundtrack

At the beginning of this year, I challenged myself to broaden my horizons and listen to a wider range of music. I wanted to explore new artists, rediscover old classics and get out of my musical comfort zone. Inspired by this challenge to myself, I wanted to start this series on my blog as a time capsule of sorts, keeping track of all the tunes … Continue reading November ’18: The Soundtrack

Sam Smith: The Thrill Of It All World Tour

If there’s one thing in this world that I love more than Crispy MnM’s, it would be Sam Smith’s angelic voice. The 26-year-old British singer made his way down under this November for his The Thrill of It All World Tour and you can bet I did everything in my power to make sure I was there. Ever since Stay With Me graced the airwaves, Sam Smith has … Continue reading Sam Smith: The Thrill Of It All World Tour

Are Bornean Orangutans Disappearing?

“If something doesn’t happen in the next ten years, the only orangutans that are going to be left are the ones in zoos,” says Kobe Steele. Let that sit. These great apes that we share 97% of our genetic make-up with are dying at an alarming rate. A study conducted by Maria Voigt, a doctoral researcher from the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research, found … Continue reading Are Bornean Orangutans Disappearing?

Homegrown and Hand-Designed

Growing up, Ashleigh Finlay always had an affinity for drawing. Bringing to life the “whacky little creatures” her mind would conjure up became a fun activity she shared between her childhood best friends, Kaya and Matilda. To their surprise the trio saw quite a positive response amongst their peers, so the girls “opened [the] doors to entrepreneurship” and sold the drawings for 20 cents a … Continue reading Homegrown and Hand-Designed

“What Do You Want To Do?”

“So… what do you want to do with your life?” I have been asked numerous variations of this question over the course of my existence, more so now as I near the completion of my university degree. “Where do you see yourself going?” … “Have you got any jobs lined up?” … “What are you going to do now that it’s almost over?” These questions … Continue reading “What Do You Want To Do?”

Photoseries: Brisbane Nightscape

During the day Brisbane is a bustling metropolis, full of life and movement… but what happens after the sun sets? I wanted to capture the movement and wonder that my home city offers when things go dark by going on a little night photography adventure. These are my top picks from this night-time shoot! I’m still a bit of a beginner when it comes to … Continue reading Photoseries: Brisbane Nightscape