Author Archives: Cyndi

Cyndi Explains [How to get cheap tickets on Broadway]

I’ve had a lot of emails, comments and Facebook messages about the Broadways shows I have attended during my time in New York on this trip and previous trips, and, in particular, how I manage to get cheap tickets to … Continue reading

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Taking Photography classes, Part 2 [and the products]

I took another photography class today. I was torn between getting out and about on my own and playing around, and taking another class as soon as I could to get the most of out Mindy’s teaching… and decided that … Continue reading

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Go Sugar Crazy [Top 5 places to go for CANDY in NYC!]

I’ve put together a list of my favourite 5 places to buy candy in New York City! Just don’t tell my dentist! Enjoy! 5. The Sweet Life: 63 Hester St, New York (Lower East Side) A cute, old-style candy store with … Continue reading

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Putting my camera into manual mode [My very first photography class]

Five months ago I became the owner of my first DSLR camera. And in those 5 months I have taken a handful of ‘nice’ photos using the camera on its automatic setting. But that’s it. Six weeks in NYC is … Continue reading

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A New York winter, and my first AirBNB experience [Weeks 1 & 2…]

Before we left Australia, we organised an apartment to stay in for our first week in the city. Once we arrived and were able to have a look at some other places, we’d make a decision on whether to stay … Continue reading

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I’m baaaaaaccccckkkk [New York, New York… it’s a hell of a town]

I’m back! In the USA that is! Crazy, right? I haven’t blogged in a year, and life has been pretty insane! I’ve spent the last year focusing on uni and I’m FINALLY 3 subjects (count ’em, 1… 2… 3…!) away … Continue reading

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PREX902 – Week One

I had forgotten how tiring prac can be. I AM SO TIRED. I’ve been at my “new” school just over a week now, and I wanted to reflect on my professional experience this time around, which I didn’t find the … Continue reading

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2012, the year that was at ‘usacyndistyle’

I got my wordpress report today, which tells me how many views I’ve had in 2012 [18,000], where most of my readers come from [USA, followed closely by Australia and Germany], who my number one fan is [the person who … Continue reading

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In 2013, I resolve to… [become a better person]

2012. It’s almost gone. Tonight the sun will go down, and millions of people across the globe will get ridiculously drunk, kiss strangers, and resolve to join a gym or lose weight. It’s quite surreal that it will be 2013 … Continue reading

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The year that was [my au pair year in photos]

Most of you probably didn’t notice, but I failed to post my annual humble brag letter this year. In all the craziness of the last few months, I never felt the drive, not the need to write one. Usually I … Continue reading

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