Hi, I’m Lareina.

That was the summer of 2012 when a Chinese girl put down “Lareina” on the attendance sheet in her first Spanish class. La Reina, “the queen” in Spanish. She made a commitment to herself of owning that name by living every moment with curiosity, gratefulness, and love. To be the queen of her own life. 

I grew up in Guangzhou, the 3rd largest city in China, where there is always tasty food and blooming flowers. Creating something visually appealing had been all I wanted since I was little. But as I knew more about how to make it, I wanted to know why I should make it that way. I was intrigued by the beauty underneath. 

In the summer of 2016 I hopped on a plane to start an unknown adventure at the other side of the globe, envisioning to become a better version of myself. The rest just came tumbling after.

A bit about me 

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100% cat person

 

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Speak 3 languages fluently. Got pretty scared when I had dreamed in English for the first time. 

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Food is not a lifestyle. It’s my life.

 

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Even cultural difference can’t stop me being a Shade Queen 

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Have listened to at least 238 TEDx Talks.

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Rated as the Biggest-Kid-at-Heart by peers

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Speak 3 languages fluently.

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Have never had long hair until I turned 19.

Some Weird Thoughts

As a curious and sensitive person, I like to put down what I perceive from the outside world in the form of comics, handcrafts, and doodles. 

 When English is not my first language and I forgot a term called "litter box", I could still help my roommate find her kitty with imagination.

When English is not my first language and I forgot a term called "litter box", I could still help my roommate find her kitty with imagination.

 Recreate a painting of Van Gogh with vegetables.

Recreate a painting of Van Gogh with vegetables.

 If I were given a change to live in a different planet, I would live in my Candyland.

If I were given a change to live in a different planet, I would live in my Candyland.

 
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