The morning these photos were shot, I woke to a blanket of sea fog over the city. It felt as though Auckland was sitting in a damp cloud (my hair was straight when I left the house).

It was a bit of a weather metaphor for my brain function over the past week.

Foggy with a chance of rain.

We all have those weeks don’t we. You reminisce about the last time you had a full night of sleep. And when you do drift off, your to-do lists are dancing in your dreams. People have to tell you things twice (or three times) and the smell of coffee makes you ache inside with desperate desire. Hell, you get tingly when you spot a Red Bull. Anything to wake the senses and get you back on game.

Well this was one of those weeks…

Then one foggy morning, the bus driver tells you that your heels are killer. He says you remind him of the Queen song “Stormtrooper in Stilettos”.  At which you laugh out loud for the first time in a week.

You follow that up with a French pastry, a couple of flat whites and a few more laughs.

Suddenly there is a slice of sunlight – just enough to pull your head out of the clouds and remind you that a chance of rain, means somewhere there’s a rainbow.

Leather Jacket – Stolen Girlfriends Club   Jumper – Camilla & Marc   Jeans – Glassons
Bag – Deadly Ponies   Shoes – Senso

Much love xx

Currently listening to: Calvin Harris – How Deep is Your Love

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Outfit Photographer: Natsha Nandabhiwat

Final Photo: Katie Appleyard

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Hi, I’m Katie. I am a kiwi neuroscientist with a love for consuming and creating content. This site is where I share my personal thoughts and the thoughts of incredible minds from around the world. PhD in Neuroscience, University of Otago.

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