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How do you take your coffee?
When in Spain, café solo.

Best place you’ve ever traveled to?
Sailed The Great Barrier Reef with my boyfriend last Christmas and it blew my mind.

Pet peeve?
Inspirational quotes and Capsicum, equally.

What’s a mistake you’re glad you made?
All of them! I've taken the best worst decisions so far.
Looking forward to many more.

What’s the last book you read?
Just finished this tiny book I took from my mom's bookshelf on a recent trip back home called Search For Liberation: Featuring a Conversation between John Lennon and Hare Krishna's Movement founder Prabhupada. 
Currently reading Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard, environmentalist and founder of Patagonia. Highly Recommend! 

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Drink of choice
Vino Tinto 🍷 

Cats or dogs?
Long-haired dachshund! 

Favorite accounts you follow?
lostincrystalcanyons makes me want to drink Scotch while scrolling down.  
bskylarswim & poolsidefm are good entertainment and great archive
daniellehaim Haim's lead guitarist and big girl crush of mine since 2012 

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Guilty pleasure?
I dance alone a lot, to very guilty spanish beats.

East or West coast?
East Coast.

First thing you notice about another person?
Their accent. Accents entertain me a lot.

Name 3 things on your bucket list.
I know it's a total cliché but I truly want to jump out of a plane. Three times.
Also, I never had the chance to go ice skating...
A lefty 365 Rickenbacker is also ranking high on my bucket list (in Mapleglo, thank you!)

Favorite fast food place?
Living in South Korea made me addicted to Toppoki and all sorts of street food.
Luckily I can't find it around here.

What kind of music do you love? What band are you obsessed with right now?
I'm a big Pink Floyd and Black Sabbath enthusiast yet I try to avoid playing air guitar in public spaces. 
These days I'm digging American band Sports. I also go back to Kurt Vile and The War On Drugs often. 

What’s one lesson you had to learn the hard way?
This might sound intense but I guess losing my father and subsequently living abroad alone at a very young age taught me a couple things about the art of letting go. 

Are you good at following your own advice?
Nah, not too good. But hey it's the intention that counts, right?

All time favorite movie?
Hard to pick one. Adult me would find it hard to decide between a Bertolucci or a Wes Anderson, but 5yo me says The Lion King! 

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5 things you can’t live without?
I'd rather live with humour, music, the ocean, sweet potatoes and love. Not necessarily in that order. 

What do you do in life?
I started modelling and travelling the world at age 12. Managed to handle both work and studies at the same time, had the chance to work with some of the best people in the fashion industry and now ten years later I photograph and produce for them.
I collect left handed guitars since the day I was gifted my first Telecaster and every second day I daydream of opening my own guitar shop like old mate down the road when I lived in Brick Lane.
I live by the ocean and I need it close. Wish I could collect boats too, single fins do for now.
I share my life with a very sweet human that goes by the name of Honey.

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Describe a perfect day.
The Pass on a sunny day, offshore, my lover, party waves & tons of food. Easy.
On a rainy day, we play &/or restore old guitars.

Where are you from? Where do you live? Where are you going?
I was born in a Mediterranean beach town in Spain, I now live and enjoy paradise in Byron Bay, Australia, whilst trying to overcome my fear of the compost bin.
You'll find me at The Pass making a fool of myself more often than not.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
A golden retriever in an upper-class family.


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I live by the ocean and I need it close
— Marina
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