Chloe Woods

Chloe is a content creator with a passion for writing, photography, graphic design and making music. She loves experimenting with creative media and has a desire to work in the music and media industries in the future.

In the darkness there will always be a bright light, and this is a beautiful truth that is celebrated in Thailand during the Yi Peng lanterns festival. Lighting lanterns in the dark nights and letting their fiery glow sail through the sky. What does this festival represent? The lanterns are used to represent the transitions from the darker days of the rainy season to the lighter days of the cool season, they symbolise people’s problems and worries floating away. Did you know the chines paper lantern they use to light up the sky are also known as ‘sky lanterns’? “To…

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Life is celebrated in many ways but have you ever thought about celebrating the dead? I know it could sound odd but many believe the loss of their loved ones means they are gone but are never forgotten. Celebrating them could be a great way to keep their spirits alive, to honour them, to reminisce and cherish the memories they had and how one day they will reunite. “People are really dead when you forget about them, and if you think about them, they are alive in your mind, they are alive in your heart” “La gente está realmente muerta…

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Spiders, witches, vampires, potions, spells, bats, cats, pumpkins, skulls … that time of year is upon us when the moon is full, the sky is dark and you hear the words over and over and over again, you know what I mean right? TRICK OR TREAT! HAPPY HALLOWEEN PEOPLE! Halloween is known for dressing up, knocking on doors and receiving sweets and chocolatey treats, but where did Halloween really come from? What is Halloween? And why do we celebrate it? The ancient Celtic festival of Samhain is where it began and it has lived on for over 2000 years. This…

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A grim statistic recently revealed that alcohol killed more people in 2020 in England and Wales than any other year on record, with the total number of deaths relating to alcohol reaching 7,423. The data also shows that the use and dependence on alcohol is on the rise in the UK; in England alone there are an estimated 586,780 dependent drinkers, only 18% of which are receiving treatment. This is a wake up call for us all to check in on ourselves with the amount of alcohol we are consuming, as well as looking around at our friends and family…

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Peace means something different to each of us, many want, have or need peace. We all ask the same questions; how do I find peace? Where do I find peace? When will I find peace? And what is peace? But do you ever just celebrate peace? Ever heard of the international day of peace? No? Well, “The International day of Peace” is a day created by the United Nations so that people can reflect, educate and make commitments and goals to creating a more peaceful society. Sounds nice if you ask me. A day to really try and make the…

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“Somebody was trying to tell me that CDs are better than vinyl because they don’t have any surface noise. I said, “Listen, mate, life has surface noise.” John Peel The modern day music experience is designed to be as quick and easy as possible; plug in some earphones and with a few quick touches of a phone screen you can have the whole world’s music collection in your hands (well, most of it at least). This is perfect for the modern day audience that demands convenience and accessibility, but what about those times when we want to sit down and really…

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Commission work can be a great way for any creative to build up a portfolio and earn some extra income and it can be especially rewarding if it’s your passion. You can take on commissions for anything from photography, illustration, painting, graphic design, filmmaking or product design, whatever your niche is! However, commission work is completely different to the usual solo work you would be producing; it involves productive communication, negotiation and team-work between you and a potential client. This is a great option to explore as there are many benefits to commission but it’s also something that you should…

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I know what ya thinking “what is that?” Right? Ok, so many, many years ago you know all about Mary and Joseph and their little boy called JESUS… yes, the one and only Jesus. Assumption day is actually known as the assumption of Mary. This is the day that she left her “earthly life” and ascended to her “heavenly life” to be with her son Jesus. 15th August is celebrated with fireworks, festivals, street processions and the lighting of candles and saying prayer for peace all over the world, in celebration of Assumption Day. This is a day of feast and…

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Early morning plane flights, checking in and out of hotel rooms, transporting equipment from A to B, navigating around foreign cities, adapting to different cultures and language barriers. For some of us, the lifestyle of a travel photographer may seem a world away and a faroff fantasy for those who have aspirations of making a career out of this adventurous pastime. It is true that photography alone takes a lot of hours of practise, research, trial and error and of course some disposable income to put into it. However, we at NETWORTHpick sat down with a travel photographer currently in…

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Independent, inquisitive, adventurous, curious, intelligent, elegant, mysterious. All cats have such wonderfully unique personalities, partly why they are such a popular choice of pet around the world. They can often be misunderstood and come across as aloof, but whilst cats do enjoy some alone time, they can also be very loving and playful, as well as have a calming effect on their human companions and overall are great animals to be around. That’s why August 8th they have their own day dedicated to celebrating all things cats, as well as providing an opportunity to raise awareness for cats welfare and…

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