The women who shaped me

March 8 marks International Women’s Day. Truth is everyday there are women actively challenging the status quo and doing their part to close in on gender parity. I acknowledge I wouldn’t be half I woman I am without the influence of these incredible women who I am blessed to call family. Today, I honour you. […]

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Guest Post by Arieta Rika: So what happens when your apology doesn’t heal you?

To the world Arieta Tora Rika is a Tongan-Fijian Freelance Writer, Digital Communications Specialist, and Talanoa’s Founder and Creative Director. However to me she is “Tid”, the older sister I never had. It is my pleasure to present serasituations first ever guest blogger. – Sera  Have you ever been hurt by someone that you love? […]

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You’re hurting me…

“Just because it hurts Sera that doesn’t mean I can’t touch it”. – My physio In September 2017 I had an extensive knee operation. Not long ago I went and saw my physio and as per usual he was massaging my knee. This time round though he began rubbing on the scar where they’d cut […]

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New year, same shit

On December 31st my feed was full of well wishes and a visual collection of where everyone was welcoming in the new year. January 1st there were a few snaps of me dancing away in my new cute white dress whilst further damaging my liver. I love it because it’s a holiday celebrated by everyone […]

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17 things I’m grateful for

What a tremendous year it has been. As I reflect on the past 365 days, yeah, there were rough days but they were complimented with some crazy good times. Life is a blessing friends. It’s so easy to forget how good we have it.  One quote I heard a while back and it has stuck […]

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I achieved all my 2017 goals but 1

Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own. Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track. Proverbs 3:5-6 MSG The concept of vision boards hasn’t always been an area of interest for me. Typically I […]

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Sez bae-cays in Boracay

“Live your best life every fucking day!” – Overused line by yours truly 14 hour travelling days are not my thing especially now that I’ve done it twice in one week. I’ve reached the conclusion I like flying but I don’t enjoy it. If you read my last post It’s not you, it’s me you […]

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