Q: To what extent should we befriend instant gratification and doing things differently? A: Always & now I can’t say I’m fan of routine, rituals or rules especially when they’ve been compounded under seasoned expectations and too much fear. However, I do think having a couple of ‘yolo’ stories under your belt (carpe diem for… Continue reading

Although Romeo didn’t meet Juliet on Tinder (they met at a party in real life, a rare occurrence these days), they hit off and made it to the altar. But if we were to give these pair of star crossed lovers a few handy tips for Tinder, what would they be? Here’s my personal selection… Continue reading

Toted on the arm of Audrey Hepburn, the Louis Vuitton Speedy 25 is certainly an iconic piece.  I bought this bag several years ago when I stepped out of the world of retail.  After working for two premium Australian fashion labels I finally decided it was time to purchase my first luxury 'it' bag, and… Continue reading

Italy on a whim is always a good idea post exams, so I packed my bags and took a flight out to Rome. As my first solo trip, I didn’t know really what to expect or who I was going to meet but it was comforting to know that there was a ridiculous number of… Continue reading

When my overly ambitious goal to study ahead of stuvac (study vacation - a classic oxymoron) failed I've resorted to gorging on chocolate bars and cramming all night. Opps sorry brain. It's minus one week which means, hello panic and goodbye social life however what I've noticed is that my fellow peers have all adopted different… Continue reading

A couple of weeks ago I wound up at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research peering through a microscope to look at brain cells. This is what they looked liked... Different coloured lasers expose various parts of the cell.  From left to right, blue is the nucleus, green is the outer membrane, red I have… Continue reading

People suggest it may be a good idea to wear your heart on your sleeve, however the reality is that someone might; steal your jumper not give it back We invented the wheel, managed to put a man on the moon and have designed computer systems capable of speech recognition (yay Siri).  Overall, seems to… Continue reading