Ethnic Group of happy teenage friends outside


I only started thinking seriously about this matter during my final year of doing my degree in Languages and Literature. As you know, I’m more interested in having fun, but by the time I knuckled myself down to do some serious studies in Cultural Diversity, my take on being broad-minded or open-minded, whichever term you would prefer using, changed for the better. Originally, since high school days, I always believed in the open-minded approach towards cultural diversity. But in a short space of a few years, I also discovered (and experienced) that this can sometimes lead you down a dangerous path in life.

Trip to the Zoo - girl feeds a parrots at the Zoo


Now that you know I’m quite mad about you lot, that is, if you are a genuine flesh and blood human being, boy or girl, doesn’t matter to me, and not an alien from outer space, naked and with green eyes and tiny ears. Now that you know I’m mad about people, I thought that I may as well tell you that I’m mad about animals too. All kinds of animals, not just the ones that lay about your house or the ones that our mothers are cooking on the stove.

Calcio di punizione


So, you think I’m a little devil do you? You are so right, but that’s only because I told you so. I told you that even on my best days I can be a very naughty girl. This is mainly to do with my belief in always trying to see the funny side of life, even under the harshest circumstances. Even if you’re struggling, you still need to learn to look at yourself and laugh at yourself. I do this every day. Sometimes people think I’m mad because I could burst out laughing at any time.

Beautiful female artist in her studio


If you could bypass me and have a chat with her, my mother would probably tell you that my love for painting began for all the wrong reasons. One of the world’s most efficient and hardy housekeepers of all time, she would probably tell you that I enjoyed making a mess. And we’re not just talking about paint, water colors and powdered primaries that you have to mix up in your pots, oh no, here she would also bemoan my passion for working with moulding clays and toxic crayons.