a worldly addiction
by Adelaide Haynes
How I’ve come to accept and love the skin I’m in.
I called Montreal home for 6 months and survived the depths of winter. Here are my first impressions.
It’s not everyday you turn 23 in Mexico. I decided to write about it. Olay!
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Reunited with families, a trip to the Gong and going slow. November thank you for reminding me of all the important and beautiful things in my life. … Continue reading →
Nothing tastes quite like the sip of a cold pint freshly poured or a long black delicately placed in front of you. Hello easing of restrictions, hello sunshine and uh hello hayfever!… Continue reading →
Sometimes enjoying the simple things like a drink on the back deck makes you realise just how good you’ve got it, despite the hard times.… Continue reading →
I interrupt your broadcast of depressing news and media to focus on some joyful moments from the past two months! Thank you to everyone who has made July and August so special. … Continue reading →
What a bittersweet way to end what was a great month, a lockdown which means I’m separated from my boyfriend in Sydney and friends in Wollongong. It’s awful that this virus is putting people at risk, and I wish there was a world in which we were all vaccinated, but, here we are. I’m glad… Continue reading →
It’s hard not to spiral when your confidence falls, questioning why you’ve made these decisions and questioning where you’ve ended up.
Though I’m really grateful for the incredibly supportive people who have reminded me of who I am, what I contribute and how I am valued…. it’s a journey afterall.… Continue reading →
This post is dedicated to my beautiful Grandad, who sadly passed away this month. May his watchful eye guide us from heaven as he rests in peace. So, is this what loss feels like? A dark sadness in knowing you won’t get to have another conversation again. Relief knowing your loved one is out of… Continue reading →
For the shortest month of the year, February sure threw a lot our way. In 4 short weeks I quit my job, moved to Canberra, explored new parts of Wollongong and Sydney, and spent long, warm evenings with people I love dearly, people who have shaped me over the past 7 years of living in… Continue reading →
New year, new me! Just kidding, I quite like the me I’m becoming and turning into. The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to reflect and set goals for the year, and it’s pretty incredible to see how much I’ve grown and how far I’ve come in 12 months. It’s usually a… Continue reading →
You could mistake my Patricia for a 17 year old anxiously and eagerly awaiting their 18th birthday. Her energy and excitement is infectious, balanced by Pop’s mellow and calm presence. … Continue reading →
Can you believe it’s December?! We made it! Who would have thought we would finally be graced by the good vibes of Summer kicking in, daylight savings, and that sweet taste of optimism as 2021 approaches. November was an absolutely awesome month! With weekends filling up, people wanting to get out and about and the… Continue reading →
I recently found out that I’m losing my job. Which honestly didn’t come as a surprise given the economic impact that has hit higher education institutions across Australia. And whilst I am so grateful to have maintained my job throughout the pandemic, and realise how fortunate and lucky I have been to have a consistent… Continue reading →