STICKY SITUATION embraces the particularly messy situations in life. It is a nod to the painfully awkward silences that tend to happen more often than we would like to admit, those embarrassing past experiences that still make us want to crawl out of our skin and the sensitive, complex feelings we usually keep buried deep down within.

Fiona Jessop was born in a small English Town in May of 1999. She is half Thistle (Scottish), half Edelweiss (Austrian) and has always been a storyteller at heart; Contrary to what family history dictates, she secretly likes to believe that she is the descendant of a long line of Scottish seanchaidhs. If through writing, photography or little scribbles on the back of an old notebook… Fiona believes in the power of our stories, our imagination, our thoughts, feelings and experiences.

If Fiona could only eat one dessert for the rest of her life it would be Tiramisu. It is her life’s mission to find and/or create the best Tiramisu in the world. Although she loves the city, she sees herself settling down in the country with her own chickens and sheep, making Tiramisu with the fresh eggs from her chickens, making bouquets from the flowers in her garden and spending hours in her hammock reading.

Her favourite authors include Jane Austen, Charles Bukowski, Raymond Carver, Richard Yates, Vladimir Nabokov, Murakami and Allen Ginsberg (fellow book lovers can find Fiona on goodreads). She loves art by Matisse, as his work makes her feel as though she steps out of her life and into his paintings. Her love for street photography grows more and more each year – next to experimenting with crappy disposables on her own, she also enjoys studying the works of famous street photographers such as Daniel Arnold, Andre D. Wagner and Aaron Berger, Helen Levitt, Doug Rickart and Dougie Wallace.

You will probably find Fiona cuddled up at home with a steaming cup of tea, in a cute little café with a good book, in art museums and photography exhibitions, picnicking in parks with her friends, running around Vienna taking pictures of strangers, in her kitchen making yet another quiche or exploring the fiction section of yet another bookshop.

STICKY SITUATION discusses anything and everything. It doesn’t believe in boundaries. It believes in growth, in thinking outside the box, in passions of all shapes and sizes, in openness and honesty, in confronting one’s fears and overcoming them.

Oh hi! Are you still here, reading? Find out more about the birth of STICKY SITUATION here.

Above everything, STICKY SITUATION is a community; A collective of people looking for reassurance, understanding and connections with other like-minded individuals. It is a conversation – an ongoing discussion – a place of refuge when real life becomes overwhelming.
This tête-à-tête is enjoyed best with a steaming cup of something warm (Fiona’s choice: a giant mug of black tea with a splash of oat milk), plenty of time on your hands and a playlist of your liking running softly in the background.

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  1. Hi, it’s so interesting to read about other people and your blog is very pretty! I think it’s awesome how you love 🌻 sunflowers and books (I love books too) do you like Harry Potter?I do!
    Ellie xoxo 💜🌸💕

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  2. Oh wow – I just found your blog and it’s amazing! “Sunflowers and books” are so pretty 🙂 Also, I just love how you’ve created a little community; keep on going! xx

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  3. So glad to meet another 18 year old like myself from another part of the world. 🙂 🙂 Your blog’s really pretty. 🙂 🙂 Hope to see you around and looking forward to more of conversations on your future blogposts. 🙂 🙂 🙂 Happy blogging. 🙂 🙂

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