Thought of the Day: 7 things I wish I knew in my teens

Hey everyone! I hope you are having a positive week. This post is going to cover all the things I wish I knew when I was a teen, more specifically the period between GCSEs (15+) up and graduation from university (< 21). When it comes to being your best self or building wealth, starting earlier […]

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Lifestyle: 6 Lucky Foods for Lunar New Year

Gong Hey Fat Choi!! I hope you all had a positive week, I am continuing Lunar New Year celebrations this week! Did you manage to decorate your home with the 8 ways I introduced last week? Food is the best part about any holiday and this is no exception for Chinese New Year. Therefore, I […]

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Lifestyle: 8 Ways to decorate your home for Chinese New Year

Hey Everyone! I hope you all had a positive week! We are going to wind down this week with a bit of celebration and preparation for Chinese New Year which falls on the 12th February. This is my favourite holiday but with the pandemic it means that I will not be able to celebrate with […]

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Identifying your core values

Hi Everyone! I hope you all have a positive week! You may recall from my last week’s post about setting goals for success. The top tier of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs was self actualisation. This was all about achieving one’s full potential and I said that thinking about your core values would be useful in […]

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Thought of the Day: Courage

Photo by Benjamin Davies on Unsplash

Recently, there has been a constant battle in my mind between being determined and courageous versus giving up; as it makes for a more comfortable life (in the short term). For those who had followed my blog earlier this year, I set out the resolution to post twice a week, every Thursday and Sunday. Reviewing […]

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Art: Antony Gormley

Another artist that does not need an introduction (particularly in the UK), the Antony Gormley exhibition is being held at Main Galleries in the Royal Academy of Arts until 3 December 2019. From the British coastline to the rooftops of Manhattan, Antony Gormley’s sculptures are recognised across the world. With work from his 45-year career […]

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Art: Helene Schjerfbeck

Tomorrow is the last day for the exhibition of Helen Schjerfbeck at the Royal Academy of Arts (RA), for those who will be in London for the weekend, it is worthwhile stopping by and also seeing the Antony Gormley exhibition as well (I will write this up another time, I think Schjerfbeck was better). As […]

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Art: Leonardo da Vinci – A Life in Drawing

An individual who does not need an introduction is, of course, Leonardo da Vinci. Marking his death 500 years ago, the Royal Collection is displaying more than 200 of the 500 drawings in the collection at the Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. The exhibition will end soon on Sunday 13th October, so I thought that I […]

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Art: Frank Bowling

Moby Dick (1981)

Hi everyone! How have you all been? It has been a while since I last wrote a post. Life has been a bit of a rollercoaster and I have turned 30th!! Making The Pineapple Chicken Blog officially two years old 🙂 It is pretty surprising actually and what a journey it has become. There are […]

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