The future is donut-y

The future is donut-y

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on a global scale. It has been a difficult time for everyone, countries all around the world are having to bring in different methods and protocols to help remedy the collapsing economy. To the eyes of many, myself included, it can be quite overwhelming to read…
Ponytail Culture Club: Holiday Movies Binge List

Ponytail Culture Club: Holiday Movies Binge List

Fresh on the Ponytail Culture Club, I like to share a guilty pleasure of mine that very few people I know had watched or enjoyed it, National Lampoon's Vacation. A comedy film sequel about the Griswold family going on vacation/holiday while continuously running into disaster and embarrassing moments…
Dusting off Wong Chuk Hang

Dusting off Wong Chuk Hang

Over the last century as most of Hong Kong blossomed into a dependably concrete city, a small district called Wong Chuk Hang, anchored on the southernmost portion of the island, remained out of sight and out of reach. It was rural farmland for most of the last century, transitioning briefly into an.…

CULTURE CLUB: THE JOY OF PAINTING WITH BOB ROSS

This week on Ponytail Culture Club, I’d like to introduce you to someone who has the power to persuade the most unlikely folk to pick up a paintbrush and give landscape painting a try. Bob Ross, who was born in Florida in 1942, spent his early days helping his father who was a carpenter by trade, a…
Bound for the French Countryside, a leather workshop.

Bound for the French Countryside, a leather workshop.

Meet Jonatan Staniec, a Polish artisan leathersmith who has decended from a family line of leathercraft. Jonatan brought his work to London, where he developed a new market for his family business, and now he is running leather workshops in the Southwestern French countryside. We have asked him to…
What Peggy Oki Can Teach Us About Goodness

What Peggy Oki Can Teach Us About Goodness

In our search for goodness on the journal today our mind wanders to the jagged shores of California, sun-kissed and bathed in warmth like the spine of a great lizard, where artist, former professional athlete, and activist Peggy Oki lives. Oki was born in California after her parents fled Hiroshi..…
The Good Living Support Group

The Good Living Support Group

One crucial element of good living that we have mostly cast aside is the idea of getting to know ourselves. For me, the concept of getting to know the 'how, what and why' of our motivation in life, is the foundation of our human experience. The quality of our personal and public life, as well as o…
ERIC'S FUNNEST THINGS IN AUSTIN, TEXAS.

ERIC'S FUNNEST THINGS IN AUSTIN, TEXAS.

Over the holidays, our editor-at-large Eric Kvatek went sniffing for goodness in Austin, to bring you this funnest list of his favourite hangouts in Texas\' colourful capital. Come on a ride through the sunny city with us, stopping along the way for the most important things like breakfast tacos at \'Juan in a Million\', digging up military surplus, a dive bar with 365 days a year Christmas decorations, and a show at Continental Club.
PONYTAIL CULTURE CLUB / DEADLY CHINA DOLL (1973).

PONYTAIL CULTURE CLUB / DEADLY CHINA DOLL (1973).

Introducing a brand new segment to Ponytail Journal, Ponytail Culture Club, where we review specially selected films, novels, podcasts, and art that have been curated just for you. Kick off is the raddest kung fu film, ’Deadly China Doll’ starring our martial arts hero, Angela Mao.
TRIPPIN’ THROUGH LONDON WITH KIRO AND ERIC.

TRIPPIN’ THROUGH LONDON WITH KIRO AND ERIC.

Our pal and editor-at-large Eric Kvatek takes us on a tour of London with his buddy Kiro to show us how to experience the city from all angles. Expect all the best vintage, tasties and colourful people who make London the super fun capital that it is so proud to be. What a trip!
48 HOURS IN SAIGON.

48 HOURS IN SAIGON.

Saigon is a hustling and bustling city that is full of entrepreneurial spirit. The coffee fuelled hub is loud and chaotic but this is all part of the charm that takes you on an adventure every trip. Lauren shares her ultimate 48 hours in the wild and wonderful city.
THE JOY OF SUN SALUTATIONS WITH YUKI.

THE JOY OF SUN SALUTATIONS WITH YUKI.

This is an exploration of that yucky business called anxiety and how to set yourself on a beautiful, yet mysterious pathway to self exploration with yoga. Ponytail friend and yogi Yuki Matsui will guide you through a sun salutation: the start-line to the most powerful tool to self recognition, and self acceptance.