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Every Post on Heroine Training

A poem about a question I'm asked too often

Where Are You From?

Aug 27 2020

(Or, Why I Left Instagram)

Only the Best Cake

Aug 04 2020

Here's what I said in my last ever post on Instagram.

My Last Post on Instagram

Jul 13 2020

My top two reasons for attending the Granger Leadership Academy each year. I'll be at Camp GLA 2020 for our first live episode of The Art Life!

The Art Life at Camp GLA!

Jul 08 2020

In The Art Life, Episode 39, Xandra talks to sales and marketing expert Erika Lyremark (she/her) about bringing your art into your business. They discuss the value of understanding your own magic, what to do when you have too many ideas, creative packaging, and prioritising FUN!

The Art Life: Crafting a Business with Erika Lyremark

Jul 03 2020

A year late response to 'The Happy Tragedy of Being Woke', a play that has nudged me every day since Friday 16 August, 2019.


Jun 23 2020

Dear Reader, Today I am spending less time writing about myself and more time educating myself. Today I ordered these books, bookmarked a lot of articles, and am now logging off to actually read them, then preserve my mental health so I can show up to fight again. And again and again. Until the Next […]

Anti-Racist Reading List

Jun 01 2020

I was in the back seat, on my way to Logan Airport. About to begin my final year at Oxford, my mind was fixated on a new personal project. For the longest time, I remembered that moment with a chuckle at my overachievement: Classic me, creating more work for myself on top of finals! But I’m […]


May 29 2020

I’ve been feeling nostalgic for 2012, when I wrote and published a new post each day, under the simple format of one photo and 150 words max. The premise: I don’t have it all figured out, and the journey is worth chronicling. This concept evolved into Heroine Training. These days, I’ve been publishing the ah-ha […]


May 27 2020