Akika Says

18/07

Fuck You Brenda

By Geisha Bar
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Our world is a funny place. Why is it that Australia just can’t seem to get its shit together when other countries manage to grow the fuck up and make good choices? Everyone else is happy to limit and ban plastic bags. It’s a great thing for the environment and makes us all think about how our...
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24/06

Calming Kitty

By Geisha Bar
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Last week a close family friend died tragically and unexpectedly, and I spent a lot of time lying in bed reflecting on everything and thinking about our friend. It was a horrible week, and none of the usual suggestions made me feel better whatsoever – not hot tea, not gentle walks, not company,...
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12/06

Movie Magic!

By Geisha Bar
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This year I've started going to the movies a lot more – it's not something I ever used to do because I was much more of a "wait until I can torrent, I mean, legally purchase it" kinda gal (that, and by the time I realised that a movie I wanted to see was out, it would have already left the...
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05/06

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It's that time of year again where I struggle the most – uni exams period. It's not that I'm not a (somewhat) diligent student during the semester, it's just that when it comes to the end of the semester I feel like I don't know ANYTHING. How is that even possible? I go to all my lectures, I...
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29/05

censorship
I was listening to Triple J Hack the other night and heard a crazy little thing regarding student media censorship. As a student myself, naturally my ears pricked up! The University of Otago, in Dunedin, New Zealand, has just come under fire for censorship of the student magazine, Critic. Critic...
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29/05

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Within just a couple of days of seeing the incredibly powerful and creative video for Childish Gambino's This Is America, we were confronted with the polar opposite of powerful and creative. There is a video circulating called "This Is America - Women's Edit", made by a YouTuber named Nicole...
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15/05

frida
"Barbie® recognizes all female role models. The Inspiring Women™ Series pays tribute to incredible heroines of their time; courageous women who took risks, changed rules, and paved the way for generations of girls to dream bigger than ever before. Born in Mexico in 1907, artist, activist, and...
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08/05

THE MEDIA IS STUPID

By Geisha Bar
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Just when we thought you couldn't find bigger cheerleaders for meth than the Armadale train line community, here comes New Zealand. Massey High School in Auckland has just been raked over the glass barbeque for distributing a pamphlet to students advising them how to use meth properly and...
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01/05

New Body Who Dis

By Geisha Bar
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I’m the first to admit it; I’ve gone rather soft and sedentary since high school. What used to be a capable strong body slowly deteriorated into good hugs and lots of partying, usually accompanied by carb-laden food and quality banter, which is sadly not actually a thing that burns calories. My...
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24/04

healthy af
Paleo: You're a man who wants to lose weight and gain muscle but you want to do it in a manly af way that doesn't involve low-fat yoghurt so you convince yourself you're goin' back to your true caveman roots (even though our level of evolution kind of makes that not really a thing). You eat a heck...
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17/04

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"Alcohol is the cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems" - Homer Simpson Alcohol is also the cause of NASCAR racing! No, really. Today was another of those days where I find out things that I never knew about before but probably everyone else already knew, but I have a blog and...
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10/04

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Guys, I'm 25 and let me tell you - it's a very special age. One where you are old enough to party in style, accompanied by other friends with their financial shit sorted - enough to be able to organise overseas holidays for birthdays and other fun things like that. You could still pass for 21....
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03/04

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1. Sharing an elevator with strangers. ESPECIALLY if it's a mirrored elevator. WHERE DO YOU LOOK?! 2. When people sit right next to me in a non-full movie theatre. Oh, hello! Why don't you just sit on my lap and share my popcorn and lick my choc-top too, you fucking psychopath. 3. When I'm on...
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27/03

SUNS OUT GUNS OUT

By Geisha Bar
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In the latest stupidity headlines …. "US Man Buys His 6yo Daughter A Pistol To Fight Back In Case Of School Shooting." WHAT THE ACTUAL FUCK. Duuuuuuude. A SIX YEAR OLD. When I was six years old I thought that chewing gum literally would get stuck to my ribs. I also thought that people didn't...
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20/03

DOGGONE SHAME

By Geisha Bar
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WHAT THE ACTUAL FUCK A dog is dead because it was stashed in an overhead compartment on a United Airlines flight in the US. Are you fucking kidding me? The flight attendant told the family that the dog had to be placed in the overhead compartment. I can’t even deal with this. CABIN VENTILATION...
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13/03

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Every now and then, I found out something exciting. Something that I didn’t previously know about. Something that probably lots of people know about already, but I didn’t! When this happens, I simply have to share. So today what I found out, was that the US Navy once wasted a shitload of...
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08/03

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I love a good theme party. I know everyone my age (25) is starting to feel like we are too old for fun stuff like getting dressed up to party, but I just can’t shake the excitement of hosting dress-up parties. One thing that really irks me is when people don’t fucking get into it!!!! A common...
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27/02

Akika feeling brain dead
Whilst procrastinating (I’ve written about this before as you know) about writing this week's Akika Blog I decided to surf the wonderful interwebs about why I feel brain dead. My results came back with: Diet, Exercise, Gut health, The effects of social media, Chronic...
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15/02

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Want to travel on the cheap? Want to fuck randoms along the way? Why not do both? Tindersurfing, a term coined by Belgian Anthony Botta, on his Youtube channel Zebotta, has been doing exactly this. He documents his adventures on his channel, and has never been short of a place to stay....
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13/02

skin
AGE 16: You sometimes use your mum’s tanning oil, and you splash water on your face before special occasions. AGE 18: You sometimes moisturise. Now that you’re 18, you drink roughly 6 nights a week and leave your makeup on all week, tidying it up around the edges in the morning. You drank a...
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