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Still Adjusting

Yes, I'm still adjusting. It has been about a month without you at work. It does feel like you've been gone a lot longer than that though. Most days just feel like they are 10 times longer than what they used to be! In my head I thought all would go back to what it … Continue reading Still Adjusting

Olga Kravchenko at the portrait mission meetup in Shoreditch London

Being a Bad Friend

This is how I've been feeling lately. I will start by apologising to my friends for not being in touch as much as I'd like to. I remember the time when I had no hobbies. Yes, I did have a blog back then but I was not really committed to it. Outside of work hours … Continue reading Being a Bad Friend

Zena at work holding plant pots

The End of an Era

So... tomorrow is your last day at work and honestly I don't think I am ready to not have you around every day. I've been a little grumpy this week. You know this. Maybe it's not just because of that one reason we talked about. Guess that the fact that you're leaving is probably not … Continue reading The End of an Era

Olga at the portrait mission meetup

Family F#@&ING Drama

You would think that family drama would be minimal or non-existent when there are a few thousand miles between you and your family, right? You would think we miss each other so much that there is really no room for drama. Well, that's not necessarily true. The distance can make communication a little more complicated … Continue reading Family F#@&ING Drama

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I’m done with Messaging

Messaging is something I quite enjoyed doing. I used to be one of those people who responds almost immediately. One of those people who gets upset when people take too long to respond. Now I finally get that not everyone is glued to their phone waiting for the next message. I'm trying to not be … Continue reading I’m done with Messaging

Lottie at Five Guys in our first collaboration with a milkshake licking her finger, London collaborations


Collaborations (aka collabs) are quite a common thing in social media. You find people do them a lot on YouTube and sometimes on Instagram. collaboration the action of working with someone to produce something. "he wrote a book in collaboration with his son" synonyms: cooperation, alliance, partnership, participation, combination, association, concert; teamwork, joint effort, working … Continue reading Collaborations

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Saying No

Before I started writing this blog in English, around Summer 2017, I was not keen to leave my comfort zone and try new things. As a result I often said "no" to people who dared to ask me to do stuff I was not comfortable with. Honestly I was very happy in my little bubble … Continue reading Saying No