a worldly addiction

by Adelaide Haynes

Stretch marks, cellulite and pimples oh my! a girl’s journey to love her body

How I’ve come to accept and love the skin I’m in.

First impressions of montreal

I called Montreal home for 6 months and survived the depths of winter. Here are my first impressions.

23 in Mexcio city

It’s not everyday you turn 23 in Mexico. I decided to write about it. Olay!


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So it’s been a while…

A 10 year high school reunion, an epic snow season, celebrating love and consuming some great thought-provoking content. This is what I’ve been up to for the past few months…

I’m a bi woman dating a man which means… I’m still bi

Many bisexual and pansexual people have experienced biphobia and bi erasure in their lives, and seeing it play out in the media and in the comments section of social media, was a sad reminder and reflection on the long way to go before genuine respect and understanding are built in Australia.

These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things: JUNE 2021

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…

End of an era: Goodbye UOW

16 year old Adelaide wandering through a careers market could have never anticipated what life changing experiences were in store for her during 7 years studying, researching and working at the University of Wollongong…

These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things: APRIL 2021

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.

These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things: MARCH 2021

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…

These Are A Few of My Favourite Things: FEBRUARY 2021

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…

These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things: JANUARY 2021

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…

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