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 // 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
Review of Bras by S by Haylee Penfold // The passion to create her own lingerie line sparked from a troubled beginning when Shorina experienced a life changing car accident that made her usual work commitments unachievable.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 Kaitlyn Lafferty // Over the years, I think I’ve become more comfortable talking about periods because I’m not as heavily influenced by the taboo that surrounds periods, portraying a natural process that no one should be ashamed of, as disgusting and vile.Read More
Writing by Haylee Penfold // Images from The Naked Diaries Instagram // Taylor Giavasis created the account, “The Naked Diaries”, to promote self-love and accepting your own worth. The submissions come from people that have battled weight issues, body scarring, surgeries, acne, and so much more.Read More
Writing by Haylee Penfold // Illustration by Elise Langford // The modern day female characters that are surfacing can, and will, leave a positive impression on their younger audience in particularRead 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