My mind, my thoughts, my words

Why we need models of all sizes and shapes

I’m not a big fan of shopping, at all. Firstly, I don’t like spending money. Secondly, I hate today’s consumerism. Thirdly, I don’t like owning more stuff than I really need. … Continue reading

19/05/2017 · Leave a comment

Black Henna and Blonde Hair

Henna is a plant and has been used for centuries to create temporary patterns on the skin, and also, to dye hair. It’s a natural hair dye that simply ‘covers’ … Continue reading

30/04/2017 · 2 Comments

Beauty and the Beast

It’s like a coin with two sides One brings joy, the other pain We think we’re in for amazing rides But after sunshine there’s always rain. Feelings of desire and … Continue reading

06/03/2017 · Leave a comment

You can’t escape your problems

For the longest time I can remember wanting to “break free”. To drop everything, and just “run”. Leave everything behind… Due to issues with my family and society, I struggled … Continue reading

02/11/2016 · Leave a comment

Beauty ideals across time and cultures and the desire to look like “them”

We are all human beings we all look different. That’s just what it is. And wouldn’t it be dull if everyone looked the same? If you try so hard to … Continue reading

30/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Even athletes get photoshopped :/

By coincidence, I came across the same photo of an athlete on two different websites. Why would you photoshop the body of an athlete? Even at 50-something, Freya Hoffmeister looks fab, unphotoshopped. … Continue reading

04/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Spanish – observation on addressing children

What sounds strange to you in the title? Nothing? Something? In English or German, addressing your child with the words “my daughter/son” instead of their name is not common and sounds … Continue reading

13/09/2016 · Leave a comment