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Of being free in a victim blaming society

As much as Merdeka Day (Malaysia’s National Day) is a cause for celebration, today I lament at how there exists among the Malaysian internet population, speculative and spiteful individuals that continue to perpetuate slut-shaming/victim-blaming. The basis of today’s post is regarding an Australian woman’s claim of sexual …

In-Fusion Festival

  I was lucky enough to be an In-Fusion Festival Photography Competition finalist this year. After four years of being at UTS and admiring the submissions year after year, I was definitely stoked to be chosen. Photos had to be submitted to interpret “Food is …

Name Day Shenanigans

One of my faux pas during exchange was wishing Constantinos a happy birthday on a day which was actually not his birthday but his name day. In Game of Thrones the two seem to mean the same thing but in the real world a name …

Fresh Prince

Matt threw a belated 21st shindig last week at The Avenue. We’re both from the same year at the same university, doing the same half degree but I don’t think we ever got around to talking much until we went on exchange together. Incidentally we …

Alia Bastamam: Pre-Fall 2014

Alia Bastamam first danced on my newsfeed during my last month in Sweden. With it’s soft colours and classic silhouettes the Raya 2014 had me missing home more than ever. From neck to ankles, each design had you covered up completely yet it couldn’t be denied …

Outfit: My Skin Tone

Earlier today Davor and I were trying to convince Gabriel to go with us to a uni event where they would be providing free coffee or tea or other non-alcoholic beverages to international/exchange students. This was how I began selling it to Gabriel before I …

ARIA

As one of my welcome back to Sydney dinners, a bunch of us friends, family and family friends, got together for a quick lunch on Thursday. I usually would have class but thank god for tutorials that only start in Week 2, as ARIA was …

Workfit: Jungle juice

I have a hate-hate relationship with heels of all kinds. I know friends who could run, basically fly in 6-inch beauties while I look like I’m learning how to walk for the first time, putting one foot in front of the other. Problem is, I’m pretty …