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Ria Cagampang
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Ria. Part-time Blogger/Full-time nerd.
Ria. Part-time Blogger/Full-time nerd.

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One of my fondest family rituals as a child involved hopping into my Mum’s metallic grey Golf and driving for 15 minutes to a dull rectangular building in a nearby town. It didn’t look like much from the outside but it was one of the most magical places I…

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I carry the burden of introspection. I carry the cultures and lives I have been a part of. We are constantly looking to identify our ethnicity and acknowledgement of belonging. When I was growing up in the middle east, I was awkwardly attempting to learn…

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“Cornwall is very primeval: great, black, jutting cliffs and rocks, like the original darkness, and a pale sea breaking in, like dawn. It is like the beginning of the world, wonderful…”  – D H Lawrence, Letter 1916 I know Ria is the one who’s on holiday…

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bibliophile (ˈbɪbliəˌfaɪl ; bibˈlēəfīlˌ) noun 1. a person who loves or admires books, esp. for their style of binding, printing, etc. 2. a collector of books With that definition in mind, it only makes sense that lovers of books should read the great…

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Sometime in September of 2014, I made an impulse decision fuelled by jet lag to apply for one job in Hong Kong. And by some miracle, I was interviewed for it and 4 minutes 29 seconds later, I’d been offered a dreamy job on the other side of the world.…

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Packing my bags for an adventure! I’ve been teasing this but here’s the holding post, I’m off to India for the next two weeks for a very out of my comfort-zone holiday with my housemates. We’ve got an absolutely packed schedule starting off in the South…

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If you’re reading this (and TMM in general) I wanna bet you already pretty politically active and relatively socially aware of what’s going on in the World. Great! So now what? Sit back and join the marches, protests and sign petitions when they land on…

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Song of the month: Green Light, Lorde So much for productivity! March has come and gone, and I’m wracking my brain for what actually even happened in the past four weeks. I’ve not exactly been busy, though work and life have felt hectic in the run up to…

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Emma Watson. Chimamanda Ngozi Achide. Selma Hayek. etc. etc. What do all these women have in common? They all self identify themselves as feminists. They have all also coincidentally for different reasons have come under fire for their narrow views on…

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Last Friday I popped along to the SouthBank Center in London to hear actress and activist Gillian Anderson and decorated journalist Jennifer Nadel give a talk in celebration of the release of their book ‘We: A Manifesto For Women Everywhere‘. The book was…
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