A photo of a young handsome man smiling and looking off camera.

Jay Adra


Photographer, Web Developer, and Writer. I shoot on Canon, code in JavaScript and write in English.


How To Write Every Day

6 June 2024 4 min read

A man sitting and writing at a small wooden desk in a beige room, photo taken from behind.

Writing can be daunting. There is no buffer between you and the blank page. Nothing but your own vulnerable words; thousands of them, each specifically chosen and approved by you. If they're dull, uninspired, confusing, offensive, or brilliant, you only have yourself to blame.


I’ve Been In Pain For 10 Years

17 October 2023 11 min read

A photo of Jay, a short-haired man, sitting by an ornate white fountain, wearing a grey t-shirt and brown shorts, hands clasped, looking up.

While overseas, I’ve been contemplating and confronting my history with chronic pain. There are probably a lot of you who know very little, or nothing at all, about my story, so I want to share my experience with you, in the spirit of connection and awareness.