One of Australia’s special charms…

24 August 2023 at 14h14

They might look impressive with their neon yellow crest, these birds are nevertheless very mischievous.

Here is an example of a cockatoo biting, for example, the tails of poor kangaroos:

If you’ve never heard the sound of the beast, take a look on Youtube:

Happy listening! Or not.

Malika Smith

Was it really worth it?

2 August 2023 at 14h37

So many years spent working on my English, learning elegant and polite sentences…and all these efforts got shattered upon arrival in Singapore.

Can you believe this?

Happy summer holidays everyone, whether you are on a language study holiday or not!

Malika Smith

Dinners between friends

28 July 2022 at 11h41

Do you have the same issue?
If you know THE recipe that pleases everyone, feel free to share it please! It would help a lot!

On a different note, I am super happy to inform you of the release of my new logo that you will now find on my drawings:

We created it with the amazing graphic designer Cindy Guibouin of Vision Design.

We worked hard for many days to get this beautiful result. I hope you will like it as much as we do!

If you need customed graphics for your logos / business cards / flyers or other, do not hesitate to contact her! She will be happy to accompany you throughout your project.

Enjoy your meal my friends! With or without any gluten 😉

Malika Smith

Earmuffs maybe?

1 April 2022 at 9h50

Enjoying the swimming pool – Yes!
Enjoying the swimming pool with 80dB of continuous jackhammers / planes / construction works etc. – No.
I feel the desire to live isolated in a bubble (I mean, phonically isolated) sometimes.
Or, to live in a vast field without any neighbours… Aaaaw, that’d be sooo good…

Malika Smith

French Pessimism

15 August 2019 at 10h30

French Pessimism may have a bright future, nevertheless it’s up to you to get rid of it and foster a more positive state of mind!

Your turn to bring more positive! Who know?? Laughter and positivism could be contagious 😉!

Malika Smith

Relationships Abroad vs. France

17 July 2019 at 10h30

When I went back to France after travelling, I had the necessary distance to better realise what had happened to me in Australia. This is an analysis of social relations abroad, in comparison with France.

Here is the Rob Waldinger video:

Annyway. To get me out of this situation, I had to clear things out.

It was a difficult and heartbreaking exercise to do, but liberating once finished.
Good luck to all those who have and had to go through this. We feel light once this process is done.
Looking forward to meeting my future friends!

Malika Smith

No one will give a damn about this note apart from me… But will feel better after publishing it.

8 May 2019 at 9h00

Difficult return from Oz therefore, as you can see…
I hope that I will be able to bounce back in the next few days/months, in order to avoid any further depression.
Apparently, I’m not the only one with whom this return from the Working Holiday Plan seems to be mentally complicated. Does anyone relate to it?

Malika Smith


20 March 2018 at 16h25

Let us agree: it is snowing in England. (Again.)
– even if it’s only a matter of days, we’re still in winter

So can someone explain to me WHY they switch the air conditioning on in some offices and cafes ??!

If it is already engaged when it is -1 ° C outside, what happens in July?

Frozenly Yours,

Malika Smith