We talk to Anita, our local liberated girl about walking and talking her own way…
A: I’ve been living here solidly for two years now, but I’ve been to Byron and lived here before, just was a while ago…so on and off maybe around 7 years with 3 years in Buenos Aires in between!
Q: What brought you to Byron?
A: I was born in Romania during difficult political circumstances, so we escaped and I moved around between different countries and places. Byron is the first place ever that made me feels like home, so I decided to stay.
Q: What is your occupation?
A: I am a pattern maker and tailor by trade. I love working creatively. I love fabrics and creating garments. And then there’s also modeling…
Q: What’s your favorite waterfall?
A: I love waterfalls in general- so much energy! This pic was taken at protestor falls.
Q: What’s your favorite local picnic spot?
A: I love being outdoors- I get anxious if I am spending too much time behind closed doors, so picnics outside are one of my favorite things to do! I like to picnic on the beach or somewhere in the hills. Anywhere around here really! It’s all good…
Q: Do you surf? What kind of board do you have?
A: I do surf, but haven’t been out much recently. If I do I’m on a mal
Q: What’s your favorite festival in the world?
A: I’ve been to so many festivals, each one is different and I think I LOVE them all ha-ha. Although my favourite so far was a small one where I went in the U.S ages ago- I’m not sure what it was called, was just amazing. It was in the forest and they had included all the waterfalls and trees into their decoration. It was like a mini crazy wild world. All night there were drum circles and people in fluorescent clothes dancing!
Q: What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done, so far?
A: Not sure. I’ve heard I do a lot of crazy stuff though, ha-ha
Q: If you could describe your life to me in one sentence what would you say?
A: Enjoy the ride….
Q: If you could give me one life lesson or piece of advice what would it be?
A: Say no to routine! Even if it’s just walking a different beach, getting coffee from a different place, having breakfast for dinner – just don’t get stuck doing the same thing- keep mixing things up, creating newness into your life. That’s my advice!
Q: What is it about LH that you resonate with most?
A: The brand is a pure representation of the lifestyle I live for. Freedom, creativity, limitlessness and being a free spirit.