terracotta /ˌtɛrəˈkɒtə/

“baked earth.” [Alt captions: portrait pictures of the author of the blog. The feel and looks are described below.] Photos of Emilie F. Yaakaar by Emilie F. Yaakaar. Pictures were taken at home in January 2021. All Rights Reserved © 2021. details aesthetic: soft dewy + colourful print + neutral-warm Mediterranean tones. style: Simple indoorsContinue reading “terracotta /ˌtɛrəˈkɒtə/”

Still In Colour

“I remember back when sought pride was in being small, soft and pretty like a strawberry, the sweetest though just outwardly. Such a facade if I may be candid, my heart wasn’t in being eye candy, I was too wayward to be Her Majesty. Wasted so much time learning tricks to temper my soul, encodeContinue reading “Still In Colour”

nostalgia /nɒˈstaldʒə/

“A sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past.”     “Yes, I was never its, but I guess I miss it. The greenery, the wildness, the rusticness. Full of life, full of inertia, full of transition. All the foliage crumpled, all the moss rubbed, all the minerals stockpiled. Under mischievous sunbeams,Continue reading “nostalgia /nɒˈstaldʒə/”

Trip to the United States: Part 4. Three Things I Never Do ft. New York

  1. Demonstrations Despite being actively involved in social action since 2013, I had never joined a street march or protest till the 20th of September this year. As discussed in a previous blog post, I’m very apprehensive of getting involved in public activism due to a variety of reasons. Initially, I wasn’t even planningContinue reading “Trip to the United States: Part 4. Three Things I Never Do ft. New York”