The Ration Challenge: End

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And finally, my thoughts for the conclusion of the Ration Challenge. Filled with gratitude –but I’m mostly salivating over the plate of fresh, luscious greenery– I realised that… I am incapable of fully encapsulated the daily suffering of refugees.  Continue reading

The Ration Challenge: Middle

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Incredibly overdue post, but I’d written the relevant points in dot point form. The following outline my thoughts in the middle of the Ration Challenge; specifically, from Days 3-5, where I began straying from my previous path of sorrow, towards gratitude.  Continue reading

The Ration Challenge: Beginning

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I severely underestimated my energy levels during the mix of Ramadan and The Ration Challenge. Rather than posting daily about my progress, I hope to report in three distinct instalments:

  1. Beginning
  2. Middle
  3. End

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FREE button for your blog!

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Recently, I was inspired by the amazing Kaye @ Beautiful Kayekie to develop my own buttons via graphic designing. Her Bloglovin buttons are spectacularly pretty, and I aspired to create something comparable to its beauty. Continue reading

“Smoke” by Daughter [Music Blogging Challenge (#3)]

It is January the 15th. I excitedly kick off my blankets, fumble a cup of tea, and jab headphones to listen to Daughter’s new album, Not to Disappear. While the scripture of their lyrics have altered substantially –Elena’s metaphorical eloquence is instead traded for rawness and uncensorship– their trademark sound have remained same.

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Free High Resolution Stock Photos — An Invaluable Resource

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Part of Upsplash’s Royalty-Free photography. Breathtakingly beautiful.

An extremely short post, as these images evidently speak for themselves. Discovered on this lovely blog, I am astounded by the sheer quality in Upsplash‘s photography collection offers.

Their license?

All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero which means you can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free, including commercial purposes, without asking permission from or providing attribution to the photographer or Unsplash.

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birth |100 Emotions (a sketching challenge)

I em enthralled to discover this exhaustive list of inspiring, complex, multilayered words over at cherrytato (amazing blog, btw). And while the original prompt is to respond with the written word, I’ve decided to switch to sketching instead to expand my creative horizons.

If you are interested, feel free to choose whatever form of medium you wish (writing, sketching, painting, etc.) to undergo this challenge. ❤

For today, this is birth.

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