Leonie Jonk


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Designer & Illustrator with a burnout. I write fiction, the odd tech or design article & I write about my personal struggle with Burnout.

Joined 06 January 2019.

Total writing: 86 days.

Total word count: 59950 words (697 words on average per post)

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3 days ago, for day 149 by Leonie Jonk 💘

When you're trying to build a new habit, one of the biggest pieces of advice is to start with one thing and to start small. Although I firmly believe in starting small, I stubbornly refuse to stick to a single thing. And so, at any point in time, I find...

'Harmless' spirituality

6 days ago, for day 146 by Leonie Jonk 💘

The other day I found myself enraged by a Facebook post from a girl I've known since kindergarten. In it was a diatribe of how done she was with the Corona measures and she'd added a photo on it that compared two things. On one side it stated what things...


1 week ago, for day 143 by Leonie Jonk 💘

The air today feels suffocating. Yesterday was the first properly warm day of the year here, a good 26 degrees with clear skies and bright sunshine that shone through the large windows we have all over this, our new house. Despite our attempts to keep out the warmth, by the...


1 month ago, for day 121 by Leonie Jonk 💘

There were some photos in the newspaper this week from the Hubble space telescope. Photo's I've been familiar with most of my life because my parents had a newspaper clipping of them hanging in our toilet. (yes from the same newspaper!) I was reminded again of how gorgeous and awe-inspiring...

Brain fog lunch

1 month ago, for day 120 by Leonie Jonk 💘

My head is foggy today. It won't run the way it should. I feel so tired. Maybe I'm hungry? I should make some food. A grilled cheese maybe. I walk down the stairs. Every step a journey. When I get to the kitchen I stop. There are dishes piled all...

Home is where we are

1 month ago, for day 113 by Leonie Jonk 💘

"You're from Volendam??" their voice sounded incredulous. Like they couldn't believe they were staring at a real-life museum-piece. "Yep." I laugh awkwardly and nod to affirm. "Wow. You can't even hear it." "Thank you." I've always found that a pleasure to hear. As if I've passed the test of normal...


1 month ago, for day 105 by Leonie Jonk 💘

There were two things scheduled to happen today. The first was our bed being delivered. The second was a phone call with a doctor at the rheumatology centre. As it happens, both of these happened at exactly the same time. The call was the longest out of the two and...

Todo of the future

1 month ago, for day 101 by Leonie Jonk 💘

Asia wrote a post about what things she'd like to do once the quarantine has lifted and I'd love to write my own. I'm still up to my eyeballs in moving stuff but I wanted to take a minute to write this because I'm hoping it'll be a positive thing!...

Stressed & sick of it

2 months ago, for day 90 by Leonie Jonk 💘

Am I the only person not counting quarantine days? I honestly haven't a clue when our stay-home rules officially started so I couldn't even count them if I wanted. Which I truly don't. To me everything is 'before I started prepping for the move' and 'since I started prepping for...

Remove the personality from the home

2 months ago, for day 89 by Leonie Jonk 💘

Prepping your house for a move is such a strange thing. Bit by bit you remove all the things that made it home. One item at a time, one fix at a time, you take away the personality you spent months or years giving the place. The furniture that you...

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