2 Months in a Japanese Hospital – OUR STORY!


 

I can’t remember exactly what I was doing when it happened but I can remember so vividly the way I felt when I heard a huge crash sound and Adam call out in pain as he fell to the ground.

I had just arrived back in Japan the day before after visiting my family in New Zealand and I still believe it was fate that brought me home in time to be by Adam’s side. (more…)

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Detox Your Box


For those of you living in the Southern Hemisphere spring has sprung! For many of us the arrival of spring often means it’s also a time to “declutter” one’s life. This can include a variety of things such as the infamous spring cleaning of your home, a pre-summer health detox before the Christmas season kicks off and the whole eat, drink and be merry sentiment becomes the perfect excuse to overindulge. (more…)

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My Beautiful Brown Skin


I haven’t always loved the skin I’m in…

When I first moved to New Zealand I was excited to arrive in my mum’s homeland and learn about the half of me that was so completely foreign and exotic. Growing up on a small tropical island called Penang (part of Malaysia) and being brown was normal, and it was my caucasian mother who stuck out like a sore thumb everywhere we went. (more…)

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Her Success Is Not My Failure


I love that we are empowering our young girls and teaching them to be strong, brave, and confident. It’s so very heartening to think that my mother and her league of feminist friends fought a good fight and paved the way for a whole new generation of women, myself included, to be and do whatever we set our minds to. Gone are the days when our role as females involved being “seen and not heard” and the right to vote was not ours. (more…)

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My Big Little Brother


On a recent trip to Melbourne to pay my brother a visit I decided to drag him along to a late night shoot at Webb Bridge.

Little did he know my plan all along was to get him in front of the camera with me for a little impromptu sibling style shoot. Of course initially there was a fair bit of protesting but he eventually caved and warmed up to the idea of moonlighting as a male model – well long enough for Adam to get a few decent shots anyway. (more…)

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