She sat there and listened to that same song, But this time it was different. Because this time the melody warmed her heart, And every lyric meant something new. This time, the tear that fell over the cliff of her cheekbone Was pumped by a sigh of relief. For she was now free, To create,… Continue reading A Journey.
So I've just spent the past six hours cleaning/clearing and tidying my bedroom. As per usual, a bit of rearranging furniture was involved (nothing too major this time) and I also threw out a black sack full of stuff I really shouldn't have kept for this long. Although I haven't quite reached the boxing-up stage,… Continue reading The Top 10 Things In My Room That Make Me V. Happy
I feel like it's been forever since I last wrote. Life is just so busy, but time is flying and it's important that I keep this going. I'm just going to go for a simple update on a few of the things that have happened in my life over the past few months. I'll start… Continue reading 05-07-17
I've recently been surrounded by people who are making plans to go travelling and it's really got me thinking. I don't think I could ever do the whole backpacking thing, but that doesn't stop my lust for exploring the world. In no particular order, here are a list of the top ten countries that I one… Continue reading Places I’d Like To Go, Someday.
So I'm sat here in Starbucks right, revising for my upandcoming exams. I've got like half of my "medium tea with no room for milk" left and the remblence of a Sainsbury's meal deal. And I look around me and there's a guy, very business looking, typing away on his laptop. There's a couple of… Continue reading Si vis pacem, para vellum.
"I'm excited, oh yeah definitely excited. But I'm also petrified. The adrenaline of it has kind of fizzled out now, you know the getting accepted, the unconditional offer, the thought of going. Two months ago it was just under 6 months away and in a couple of weeks it'll be three months. That's like what… Continue reading Maccies Moments Do Not Matter.
I definitely count myself as a very lucky person to be able to say that I love my job. The people I work with, the people I meet. Hospitality throws a new challenge at me every shift, but it's exciting and I am surrounded by such an amazing team. After just passing my one year mark… Continue reading Happy One Year
If you ever get the chance, go to Amsterdam. WEDNESDAY 4am: We hit the road. The journey to Heathrow Terminal 5 was hilarious (all thanks to Chloe's mum). The feeling of being in the car on the way to catch a flight with my two best friends was somewhat surreal. It had only been around… Continue reading Amsterdam 2017
Think of the most nerve-racking moment you've ever experienced, and forget it. Applying to University is by far the most stressful process I've ever had to endure and unfortunately for me, it's far from over. It became increasingly clear to me towards the end of my first year at sixth form that I would be… Continue reading Applying to University
It's not the worst thing in the world, but it's certainly not easy either. I have no memory of my biological parents ever being together. I know that they were at one point because I have two older siblings, but even their memories of a nuclear family unit stop at a young age. I've always found it… Continue reading The Best of Both Worlds – What it feels like to have separated parents.