Making Lemonade

Originally posted on Substack

Sometimes, life gives you lemons. Sometimes it’s sour and bitter and leaves a bad taste in your mouth. And sometimes it burns everything you loved to the ground and you have to start again, from scratch.

After spending years travelling the world, writer Cassie Wilkins ended up crash landing in Western Australia, where she has spent the last four years building a life while navigating identity crises, visa woes, bereavement, grief, family drama, lockdowns, and losing – and rebuilding – her career.

Making Lemonade is a deep dive into everything it means to be human in this world today, and how sometimes all we can do is seek out the tiny things that bring us joy, put one foot in front of the other, and trust that it’ll all make sense, eventually.

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