As the year comes to a close it's apt to take a moment and look back on the year behind us, remember the good times, and solidify in our minds the lessons we've learned. 2016 has been a life changing year for me. I started the year living in China in the coldest weather I've ever … Continue reading 2016 Reflections
...with a sponge! Now that might seem like a really strange thing to be writing about - but bare with me. I've been wearing makeup for years and the stupid part is - until recently - I hadn't used a make-up sponge in a year or so, and when I picked it up again - … Continue reading I’ve fallen back in love…
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The day we moved in, I had to dash off for my first job interview. It was at an international school near the center of the city. It was an impressive looking place. I think it had been recently remodelled. I was offered the job on the spot. I was so shocked!! The interview was … Continue reading Getting a Job in Beijing – The Story
There's a lot of buzz around this actress at the moment, what with her current film Arrival! I haven't been to see it yet, but it looks right up my street! I'm super excited!! Now watch me draw it! - in less than 3 mins!! https://youtu.be/MB5ZctgSKaE
More like this, coming soon to my channel! https://youtu.be/SDxPWvUOlBo I studying fine art but since I graduated it's fallen to the background. I keep trying to get back there and I think making videos is the way!
There was a lot to take care of when first arriving in China besides the seemingly endless paperwork I needed to fill out. (You're interested there's a guide style blog post about that.) The first and most obvious - we needed a place to live. We were lucky enough to have a friend already in … Continue reading House Hunting In Beijing
Here's a list of things I recommend you take with you if you’re going to live in China. I lived there for a year and had to go and buy these things on a trip home half way through. If you’re going to be living there longer without going home, you'll need to adjust but … Continue reading The Products I Wish I’d Taken to China
I love MAC lipsticks! These are my current favs although there are more that just couldn't make the cut and a few on my wish list!! BRAVE - a beautiful natural kind of mauve pink, I wore this on my wedding day. It's a satin finish so looks pretty natural and lasts a long time. HUG … Continue reading Top 5 MAC Lipsticks
Do we let the feeling of discouragement stop us achieving our goals or do we kick it's ass and dance our own dance?
our "donkey" died