Forever A Typo

Hello good people of the Internet, I go by aliases, non of whom are aliases of my choosing. What am I talking about? Well I’m talking about my misspelt name or a name that my peers assign to me. My name – Carol Here are the aliases bestowed upon me. Carole, Caroline, Claire, Coral Let…

So, What Are You?

Hello good people of the Internet, Ah the what are you question. Anyone who is mixed or is ethnically ambiguous has heard this question. I’ve seen countless videos on YouTube regarding this topic and often, the mixed person feels unhappy or offended. It seems this stems from the feeling of… Oh you don’t look like…

The Libester Award

Hello good people of the Internet, While I was on my honeymoon in Seoul, the amazing Sarah from the fabric that made me messaged me to say that she nominated me for the Libester Award. Please go check out her blog, she is just so honest and brave in what she shares. I hope you…

Random Searches At The Airport

Hello good people of the Internet, This is going to be a very, short post. I was thinking about this the other day, and thought it was funny (weird funny, not haha funny). Growing up, my mother would often fly us back to Taiwan to visit her family. For me to learn about Taiwanese culture…

Sunshine Blogger Award #2

Hello good people of the Internet, Today is a good day, a fellow amazing blogging buddy of mine Gemma, at Consider the end, has nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Please, please, please go check her out. She writes what’s in her heart and mind, so there’s something for everyone. So…the Sunshine Blogger Award….I…

Unspoken Joy’s Of Being An Only Child

Hello good people of the internet, Before we start, I’m an only child. Shocking, or not—depending on your opinion. When you’re out with new people and getting acquainted. The topic of family can and will eventually come up. When an only child reveals that he/she is an only child, the group goes silent. Someone may…

Versatile Blogger Award

Hello amazing people of the internet, Last week I was nominated by the lovely Jena Pendarvis. We only recently connected via the blogsphere, so it was a huge surprise and delight to be nominated by her. Please go check out and support her page! I really enjoy reading and participating in these blogosphere awards, it’s such…

Looking Weak? Not For Me

As I pushed myself through the pain I had an epiphany about myself that I already knew… I have an issue with looking weak. I write this as I lie on the couch licking my wounds. You see, I just came back from a gym class called power step (stepping up and down and all…

How I Got Over My Phone Phobia

*Spoiler*… I didn’t. ‘Right, OK, calm down, you just need to make an appointment’. I stare at my phone, heart pumping, mildly hyperventilating as I hit dial. I pull my phone to my ear and all I feel is white noise overcoming my system. I get a jolt of adrenaline when the person on the…

What It’s Like Always Being The Foreigner

The thing about being the person who is ‘not really from here’ is that you don’t fit in a defined box – you jump in and out and walk along the borders or dance between the lines. But I think that is pretty great. Yes the title is true, I am a nomad… kinda. Before…