Life in China · travel

Getting Ready – Sister Trips and Thailand

It’s finally sinking in. My sister, Riley, will be here in a week! One week. There are so many things I’d like to do with her that I’m not even sure where to start. While I’m more than excited to have her come visit, I’m also a little nervous. The same thing happened when my other… Continue reading Getting Ready – Sister Trips and Thailand

Life in China

Weekend Update – ‘Lazy’ Sick Days

First of all, sorry for not updating over the weekend. I ended up getting a pretty bad cold from the weather change and pretty terrible pollution last week. Most of the time the pollution isn’t too bad here in Shenzhen, at least not compared with some of the bigger cities up north, but the past… Continue reading Weekend Update – ‘Lazy’ Sick Days

Art and Design

Gingerbread Murder – A Story in Cover Design

Creative minds can be so fickle. For the past 2 years I’ve been regularly creating book covers for freelance projects as well as for my and my friend’s company Red Empress Publishing. Designing covers began as a way to expand my art portfolio and learn design techniques but has since grown into something I immensely enjoy. Each… Continue reading Gingerbread Murder – A Story in Cover Design