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below are some of my writings from over the years

  • i really really love parasite
    I’ve always loved Asian cinema, but modern South Korean films have been particularly good. I’m obsessed with Train to Busan and my favourite film of 2018 was Burning (see … Read more
  • some of my thoughts on “Australia Day” and changing the date
    Why is change the date a thing “all of a sudden”? It’s not. It’s always been a traumatic day for Indigenous people. As a wider population, we’re just more … Read more
  • bipolar: it’s not what i thought
    (originally published on Medium in September 2018) Until recently, when I heard the word ‘bipolar’ my mind would always conjure up Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes), the main character of … Read more
  • losing weight doesn’t make you skinnier
    (originally published on Medium in September 2018) Over the last couple of years I’ve lost 50 kilograms (roughly 110 pounds). In 2014, I had a Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) … Read more
  • too much information – reflecting on virginity
    (originally published on Medium in September 2018) “I’ve never told anyone this; I’ve never spoken these words out loud. I am a virgin.” When I was 14 I lied … Read more
  • dirty thirty
    (This piece was originally published on my personal blog, Mouthless Mutters, in 2014) I’m one of those people who is always dreaming about the future, about some other time … Read more
  • twenty something
    (This piece was originally posted on my personal blog, Mouthless Mutters, in December 2014) I turn 30 on Saturday (20th December), and the last week of my twenties has … Read more
  • on losing my dream and finding it again
    (This piece was first published on my personal blog, Mouthless Mutters, in October 2014) When I started college in 2001, I had no idea what I “wanted to be … Read more
  • my life with polycystic ovary syndrome
    (This piece was first published on my blog in September 2014) September is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) awareness month. PCOS is a condition in which a woman's levels of … Read more
  • a tragic love story
    (First publish on my blog, Mouthless Mutters, in August 2014) Saturday would have been my friend A’s 43rd birthday. I say “would have” because A committed suicide in September … Read more
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