Akika Says

22/01

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SOME SOBERING THOUGHTS TO MAKE YOU THINK 'BOUT SHIT AND TO MAKE YOU DANCE MORE! 1. We only have ONE LIFE to live. That’s roughly 90 years, in a best-case scenario. Think about this minus your current age and then consider your shifting perspective of how fast time moves as you grow older (each...
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15/01

Living in a Vacuum

By Geisha Bar
vaccination
The recent outbreak of measles has brought back that old chestnut, the vax/anti-vax debate. Well I don't know about you guys, but I am firmly pro-vaccinations, mainly because I'm not stupid. But also because I understand how to think logically and critically instead of just DoInG sOmE rEsEaRcH oN...
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08/01

Everything is Good

By Geisha Bar
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FIVE THOUGHTS AS WE APPROACH A NEW DAWN aka, Akika gets wistful. 1. Everyone is a standalone universe. That person who you just swore at in your car has a life as rich and varied and full as you do, filled with memories, anxieties, fears, love, lust and worries. The fact that the atoms that...
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31/12

Be Kind, Rewind

By Geisha Bar
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As we say goodbye to 2018, it is worth thinking about the years gone by. There was once a simpler time, a time that involved rollerblades, $1 mixtures, "young adult" fiction a.k.a. Sweet Valley High, and the hallowed halls of the local Blockbuster video rental store. I'm talking porno titles in an...
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24/12

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Every year without fail there are the 12 People of Christmas. Behold: 12. The Frazzled Retail Staff Member. The poor thing is almost out of "study drugs" and it's only December 20th! She's racking up 34, 000 steps per shift "checking out back" for all you ungrateful pricks, so cut her some...
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18/12

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I was recently in Auckland International Airport and had some time to kill, so I got a bit drunk and made some observations. - Everything is so pristine and glowing with white lights on gold trim. - The men working retail here are better groomed than me on a good day. - I love sitting in an...
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11/12

Not Fappy Jan

By Geisha Bar
AKIKA
Tumblr is banning porn. As of 17 Dec this year. Sayyyyy whaaaaat? Yeah. Tumblr now warns that material including "photos, videos, or GIFs that show real-life human genitals or female-presenting nipples, and any content—including photos, videos, GIFs and illustrations—that depicts sex acts"...
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05/12

Summer
1. Finish that one thing (or list of things) that you've been meaning to do for ages. Seriously. Aren't you sick of "never getting around to it"? How amazing would you feel if you had NOTHING nagging at you, no incomplete loose ends to be tied up? Do this as fast as you can, so that you can enjoy...
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22/11

Gardening Season

By Geisha Bar
gardening
Sunday Nov 18 heralded the return of summer! I refer of course, to the Habitat Garden Party: Start of Summer Edition!!!! Promising "music and mayhem with sweeping lakeside views, like-minded people, relaxed dress code, unpretentious atmosphere, epic sunset and sumptuous house vibes", Habitat's...
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13/11

Bedside Manner

By Geisha Bar
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This week I had the misfortune of being admitted to the ED at a hospital which shall remain unnamed for the purposes of discretion for the person involved in this story. By the way dear friends, there is no need to worry - no harm has come to your Akika (it was just a spot of garden variety...
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06/11

Sail Away

By Geisha Bar
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I have a world map above my desk at home. It has exactly 66 little star stickers on it, colour-coded red and green to denote places I have been (15) and places I want to go (51). The stars generally fall into a few "big trips". North Africa, Europe and Scandinavia would constitute a giant...
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30/10

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Things That Piss Me Off #328527 That godawful quote "You have the same 24 hours a day as Beyonce". GAHRHGJHDGSBDLJBYFYLBEF. No. Just no. Fucking no. Here is my day: 05:30: Wake up. 05:30-06:15: Get dressed and travel to the gym. 06:15-07:15: Work out 07:15-08:30: Travel home, shower and...
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23/10

Let Me Down Gently

By Geisha Bar
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As many of you will no doubt be aware, I love, love, looooooove to party! But I also work really bloody hard too! Uni is a really demanding place. I know that many people see students as slackers who just dick around all day skiving off with their mates – but for most of us, that couldn't...
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16/10

Best On Show

By Geisha Bar
melbourne cup
Now that we're galloping through October at a rate of knots, it would appear that Spring Racing Season is almost upon us. I personally am not a fan of attending the races because it's the same shit every year, and also I feel bad for the horses. However, in the past I did attend my fair share of...
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02/10

Taking The Mickey

By Geisha Bar
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It's funny that old white men who no longer play or coach sports think that their input on current sports is important. Mick Malthouse, who firmly believes that Aussie rules is a "man's game", is the latest dickhead to try and throw in their 2c to complain about women playing the sport. Malthouse...
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25/09

octopus
You may have looked at an octopus and thought to yourself, "this has got to be the most ALIEN thing on our planet." And you'd be right – the octopus is an incredibly fascinating, highly intelligent creature that is about as far from human as you can get on Earth. Our lineages are separated by...
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18/09

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How many of you take selfies at the gym? When I'm scrolling Insta or Facebook, I'm seeing a stream of gym selfies, to the point that I often wonder, "if you didn't take a selfie does the exercise even count?" I get it, it's nice to have people validate you online for your healthy choices, and it's...
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10/09

Botoxic Attitudes

By Geisha Bar
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Now that spring is here, it's time to start thinking about rejuvenation. Rebirth. Reinvention, even. As I looked into the mirror this morning, I felt … kinda old looking. At almost 26, I've gotten myself a few grey hairs and some smile lines are starting to make an appearance on my formerly...
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03/09

Chilling Out

By Geisha Bar
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There's something so magical about living in the city. I have a second-floor corner bedroom which overlooks the lights of the city and there's just something about looking out across that endless field of fairy lights that calms me. When I get home at 4am and I've been buzzing away playing Madame...
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28/08

Play This

By Geisha Bar
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This weekend I DJed a gig (not a big event or anything, just helping out a friend who runs events at uni). As someone who has never experienced a night as a DJ to a crowd, I had my eyes opened to what DJs have to deal with on a regular basis – and it's not pretty! I had phones held up to me...
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