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Australian in Barcelona writing about work and life with a twist of quirky

I’ve transformed my life and you can do the same for me too

Photo of Nichola Scurry sitting in a cafe with a copy of her book, With the Music.
Photo of Nichola Scurry sitting in a cafe with a copy of her book, With the Music.
Photo of the author by Natalie Staaks.


Spoiler, #10 is “Why are you single?”

Woman in a black jumper covering her face.
Woman in a black jumper covering her face.
Photo by Ivan Aleksic on Unsplash


There’s beauty in the spectrum of human opinions

Sillouette of a person leaving a tunnel and walking into a forest.
Sillouette of a person leaving a tunnel and walking into a forest.
Photo by brunetto ziosi on Unsplash

What Is an Echo Chamber?


Malfeasance, monsters, misconceptions

A partially-lit skull in very dark surroundings.
A partially-lit skull in very dark surroundings.
Photo by Mitja Juraja from Pexels


Not weight loss, not improving my health, not becoming athletic

Young woman at the gym wiping her forehead with a small towel.
Young woman at the gym wiping her forehead with a small towel.
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels


Love, longing, loss

Profiles of female twins facing each other, one with her eyes open the other with her eyes closed.
Profiles of female twins facing each other, one with her eyes open the other with her eyes closed.
Image by Stefan Keller from Pixabay


A poem written in the beatnik style

US 5 dollar bill lying on wooden floorboards.
US 5 dollar bill lying on wooden floorboards.
Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash


Slightly unusual things I learned as a child that make me a better adult

Little girl in a pink dress eating watermelon.
Little girl in a pink dress eating watermelon.
Photo by Jill Wellington from Pexels


Image of a woman’s legs with a notebook balanced on her knees, writing and sitting on grass. Text says, “Time on Medium Partner Program: 3 months.”
Image of a woman’s legs with a notebook balanced on her knees, writing and sitting on grass. Text says, “Time on Medium Partner Program: 3 months.”
Image design by me (Nichola Scurry) on Canva

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