Tinder Fatigue; An Illusion of Abundance.

A look into dating through the eyes of a jaded yet hopeful 25 year old with limited experience.

Dating is a probability game. A game that involves shedding your socially acceptable façade, opening up your heart to a person and asking that him/her to love you with warts and all. However, in the modern era of digital inter-webs, there is an abundance of potential mates waiting for you at your fingertips through apps such as Bumble, Tinder, Coffee Meets Bagels and Hinge. All at your disposable.

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The Exhausted Majority: There’s No Time For Apathy in 2020. #BlackLivesMatter

It is no surprise that 2020 is a year of awakening. The 2019 Bush fires set ablaze Australia. Last week in amidst of a pandemic, America is ablaze with rage over another murder of a black man in the hands of yet another policeman.

Taken from the Guardian; A mural and makeshift memorial stands outside Cup Foods where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis. Photograph: Jason Armond/Los Angeles Times/REX/Shutterstock

Ping!

A message popped up the group chat with a video of a police man kneeling his knee on the neck of an African-American man

‘I can’t breathe’ “Mama” “Mama” “Please stop”, he pleaded, while he gasped for air.

Bystanders on the side pleading the officer to get off him.

“His nose is bleeding.” “Please get off him.”

Until one bystander pointed out, ‘You’re enjoying this, aren’t you?”

After a few minutes, the arrested stopped breathing. Pleas escalated into desperate cries.

“Check his pulse.”

A few minutes later, the ambulance arrived, and a man’s lifeless body carried onto a stretcher. The video cuts there.

The deceased black man was George Floyd, and he is the catalyst of the ongoing protests and riot in all major American cities and around the world at this very moment. His killer is Derek Chauvin. There was three other police officer, including Asian- American did not intervene or stop Derek.

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Fashions of Multicultural Australia: Wearing the Badge of Heritage Honour

Credit: FOMA Facebook page

An Original Star Central Magazine Article

Fashion diplomacy has never been rich in cultural diversity at the Fashions of Multicultural Australia.  The event has enlisted the support of 15 country embassies including, Korea, India, Russia, Ireland, Chile, Pakistan, China and Indonesian. The first of its kind, fashion runaway has showcased 20 designers across 30 different cultures has gathered to showcase their culturally unique collections to over 3,000+ guests.

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A Night To Remember: Miss Sahara 2019

Originally published article published on 25th June 2019

The top eight finalists of Miss Sahara 2019 embodied the notion of “Black is Beautiful,” on April 13th, 2019 and they were diversifying the perception of beauty at the Bellevue Venue, in Bankstown. Since Miss Sahara is the only National Beauty Pageant in Australia, the organization/pageant’s primary goal is to build notions of beauty in the multicultural Australian context, pioneering pathways to mainstream beauty and modelling industries.

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ALTR Created Diamonds: A Glistening Innovation of the Gems

Amish Shah.jpgOriginally published in Star Central Magazine on 19th September 2018 

A desire of a diamond is a testament to its craftsmanship—the polish surface, the delicate precision of the cut, the pristine crystal clarity, no wonder it can be sentimental when it comes to giving this gem to your beloved. ALTR Created Diamonds has sown this glimmer and reaped its benefits by enhancing it with technology. Amish Shah, the president of a forward-thinking jewellery company, made an appearance on the International Jewelry Fair at the International Convention Centre in Sydney on the 25th August to discuss the future of diamonds/ jewellery industry. Speaking to jewellery/diamond aficionados alike on his foresight on industry-disrupting technology, combined with his knowledge of consumer demand that propelled him to the frontiers of the jewellery/diamond business. Continue reading “ALTR Created Diamonds: A Glistening Innovation of the Gems”