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Journey of a braid: Canvas

Dear you, If you are reading this, our journeys have finally collided. I am grateful for this. This is a magic canvas: it has given me courage through the last four years of my journey. […]

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Don’t be afraid of the dark

One of my earliest childhood memories is my five year old self coming back from school, and entering into my mothers dark room, at the end of a very long corridor. I would always open […]

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The Power of Fascinators: Suzy Buckley from Shapoh hats

Head pieces are extremely powerful; when you enter a room wearing one, they become a way to identify you, and can even turn into the focus of unexpected conversation. Suzy Buckley, who has an extensive […]

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On why you should create an Alter-Ego

I contain so many versions of myself… You’d be surprised. The version that the outside world gets of me depends on a mix of external triggers –the right energy, the right attitude, the car that […]

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On balance, and vertigo

Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’, must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No. Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It’s the voice of the emptiness below us […]

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The Noble Art of Letting Go and my dream super-power

If I could choose a super-power, it would be being able to let go. I used to think that mind-reading was a better option, but what good would it bring me if I’m not able to let go of all the information I get? It’s actually counter-productive.

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Anatomy of a Pose

Posing. It’s not a matter of vanity. It’s not a matter of beauty. It has nothing to do with being superficial. It’s simply that photography has become our canvas. We discover ourselves through the pictures […]

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We Should All Be Activists

I was discussing the current state of the world with a friend not long ago, and she said that the more she felt the chaos around us,  the more she wanted to stay inside her […]

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Journey From Within

Dress by Pompi Garcia, pictures by Celia D. Luna. I’ve been struggling the last couple of days to use the right words to express how I feel. If you follow my stories through Instagram, you […]

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The Surrealism of Catastrophe: Hurricane Irma

We read daily stories regarding natural disasters, war, or dictatorships and see them as something so distant. It’s the first time I live a natural disaster of this kind, and I was pretty impressed by […]

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On Instagram addiction, and the importance of finding beauty in sadness

I have to confess: I fill almost every short gap in my life with instagram. Elevators, street-lights, lonely lunches… You see? It has become a friend to me. I kept myself far away from it […]

The Missing Memos: Nine Things I Wish I Knew a Bit Earlier

Have you ever felt as if you’ve missed up on important memos regarding, well…  life? Perhaps someone got your address wrong, the media got in the way or something happened to the messenger that was […]