Trying to live a holistic life in an unholistic world


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Trying to live a holistic life in an unholistic world.

If only it was that simple, to hold the world and all its hedonism responsible for my own undoings.

yin & yang, black & white, milli &vanilli.
Every positive has a negative.

Whilst I try to follow clean living by eating homemade, fresh and organic foods, partaking in regular bike rides (ah, step 1: buy a bike), bikram yoga, pilates practice, kettlebell workouts, studying nutrition and acting like the responsible 29 year old I (should be) am, ie; working towards goals (I’ve written them down), saving money (I now have a jar for my coins) and going to work every bloody day, I’ve still got one pedicured foot in the proverbial trashy, waster cess pool.

A little while back I decided to pack my life up for the third time and move to Korea. Seoul. K-Town.

And I’ve never looked back. It’s an exhilarating, crazy, hectic, heartwarming firecracker of a city.

But, as an Australian Korean adoptee in Korea, I’m not quite a foreigner, but I’m not quite Korean either.

Which is an interesting place to be.

But, I like it like this.

This city and all it’s 20 million or so people treat me well.
This city has become my home and I’m in no hurry to leave anytime soon.

I like freestyle cooking. making food for people. loud music. grunge, hardcore. brit-pop. even K-pop. dancing. nutrition. frozen yogurt. bikram yoga. pilates. kettlebells.ย  gin & tonic, hold the tonic & make it a double. pastel colours. black & white. reading. driving. singing loudly & driving. dive bars. oedeng bars. dark bars. wine bars. whisky bars. bars. magazines. sleeping.ย staying up really late. Los Angeles. London. Brisbane. Barcelona. Gothenburg. Gangnam. living alone. hanging with friends. gold clothes but not gold jewellery. makeup & nailpolish. frills & cheap thrills. drunk bike rides home. the anonymity of a big city.

Written by ayearinpatissiere

August 2, 2012 at 15:08

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  1. So nice to have found your blog. Great to be able to get some good wholefood/organic help in Korea esp for foreigners, both eating out and eating in! I’ll be keeping an eye on your posts! ๐Ÿ™‚

    d'liteful cravings

    October 19, 2012 at 22:35

    • Hi ๐Ÿ™‚
      Thanks for the comment, just had a peek at oyur blog too, amazing work, you should be proud!
      You are in Korea? Wow, it seems we have a similar idea and outlook. Maybe our paths will cross soon ๐Ÿ™‚


      October 20, 2012 at 00:39

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