Haylee Penfold is a bubbly eighteen year old from beachside Newcastle, Australia. She’s a passionate bookworm, blogger, and pursuing writer who strongly enjoys the taste of pizza and the sight of kittens– also a strong believer in chicken wraps over thigh gaps. Follow Haylee on Instagram and her blog.
Posts contributed to by Haylee Penfold
Writing by Haylee Penfold // photograph by Stefania Papagni // However, abusers can be intimate partners, ex-partners, family members, friends, someone you work with or complete strangers and the intention isn’t always revenge.Read More
Interview of Bernadette Fisers by Haylee Penfold // Part of the reason for writing this book was that I wanted younger woman in particular to be completely aware of what they are buying when it comes to beauty.Read More
Writing by Haylee Penfold // photograph by Marta Nørgaard // For a lot of people with chronic illnesses, telling the person you’re on a date with can be terrifying because you don’t want to be treated differently.Read More
Writing by Haylee Penfold // Illustration by Ayelen Lujan // I guess I’ve matured a lot in these last two years, whether it be from trauma and loss or just my brain kicking into adult drive. Here are the few pearls of wisdom I want to share before my twentieth birthday rolls around:Read More
Writing by Haylee Penfold // To have my time with Holland and to tell her my story of being a writer at eighteen and joining a team like Ramona who aim to empower young women was a truly touching experience that I will hold close to my heart forever.Read More
Writing by Haylee Penfold // Photograph by Paolo Barretta // As my interest in literature become more influential, I began to regain a respectful interest on the topic of love – it’s hard not to when you indulge in the creations of writers like Jane Austen.Read More
Writing by Haylee Penfold // Illustration by Arielle Jennings // Whether it be the taboo of talking about sexual health or just a lack of knowledge overall as a population, I think we could all benefit from new and improved sex ed classes.
Writing by Haylee Penfold // I’ve always had an admiration for tattoos and this increased after I got my own. After the significant meaning I had connected to the small ink on my body, I wonder what story hides behind other people’s tattoos.Read More
Writing by Haylee Penfold // Photograph by Sandra Lazzarini // In high school, the only time sex would be spoken about was health class – and even then, it was brief and so many of my questions were left unanswered.Read More
Writing by Haylee Penfold // Illustration by Joy Kolber // It’s frustrating, not only because a diagnosis is still questionable and so is a treatment, but because of the things I miss, like a social event or a birthday, because I’m in the position of not being able to leave my bed without fainting.Read More