So with the prospect of a new school year looming over all our heads (countdown T-Minus 9 hours), I thought it only apt to do this back-to-school post featuring an Instagram conversation with my teenage daughter and her friends, on how they feel going back to school. More on that later but first, here’s a quick look at me during my high school years (cos it’s my blog and I wanna). Although, in Malaysia, we call it Secondary School and it lasts 5 years, between the ages of 13 to 17.
There’s me at 13, with my cross-between-Anita Mui-and-Andrew Ridgeley do. My brother’s proudly displaying his Sade album back when cassette tapes were cool. And isn’t my mum gorgeous?
A group shot of the class in our final year. Can you guess which one I am? Clue: I’m at the very back. Do you also see the adorable face of the genius behind one of my very fave blogs, Chocolate Cookies and Candies??
And here I am at 18, going from 3 years of zero skirts and super short hair to, well, the picture’s fairly self-explanatory. Sidenote, I made that skirt myself. I was so proud. Yeah, I’m very much Daddy’s girl.
Moving on to how things are done in 2014. This is the Instagram chat I was telling you about, verbatim:-