Author Archives: skybambi

5 Things No One Told Me About Freelancing

I’ll be honest. I was terrified when I took the plunge. Excited, yes. But also fearful and anxious. I was a cocktail of emotions and it stirred me from my sleep with worries of “What if I don’t get any clients? What if I end up earning less? What if I …*gasp*….. FAIL?” Being the idealist […]

“It’s Not Worth It” – A confessional piece by a creative ad person

There’s an article that’s been circulating around on social media. It’s about a guy from advertising, Linds Redding, a New Zealand-based art director who worked at BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi, died last month at 52 from an inoperable esophageal cancer. The article was based on his last words before Cancer took him. It striked a […]

Death To Goodbyes. [Play It Forward VOL.13]

Recently I’ve been spending a little more time on me, after making a life changing decision of taking a break from the advertising industry.  But I’ll save that for another rant post! I’m currently in the midst of reviving”Play It Forward“, one of my projects birthed from creative habit.  Here’s the latest playlist available for download: Volume 13, […]

A Travel Bucket List: 15 places to color your world with infinite shades of wonderful!

It’s difficult to imagine a world beyond cubicles, meeting rooms and traffic jams. Its become such a big part of our lives, this sitting in front of our laptops all day, starring into devices, replying work emails, messages and all the necessary daily duties that comes with a paycheque. But fear not! There is a vast wide […]

Dyketionary – lesbian words that should be in the dictionary

So I’m sure you’ve seen some of those urbandictionary words floating around. Just for laughs, I thought I’d come up with a few of my own renditions, inspired by personal observations. Enjoy!

№12 Suitcase Sessions

“I enjoy the preparatory elements of travel – packing my bags and choosing my outfits – but my favourite part is getting there.” Suitcase Sessions is the latest Play It Forward mixtape for the the packing traveller, preparing for the next adventure. Here are 15 tracks to fold your clothes and roll your socks to, while sipping […]

My busy hands….

Not one to glorify being busy, nor fabricate dramatic excuses as to why I dropped off the grid of this blog. But it’s true, a lot has happened. Too much actually, to put into words. Life just speeds up a notch when you hit your 30’s. Slowly but surely though, I will start this blog rolling again, […]