I’m Feeling 22

If I’m being perfectly honest, I have been putting off writing this blog post since my birthday came around. Because quite frankly, trying to sit down and think about my ‘goals’ when any semblance of a life plan that I once had has been swiftly thrown out of the window, is a bit of a…

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Instagram vs reality: A friendly reminder

As I’ve been spending more time on social media lately trying to keep up an Instagram for this blog, it has prompted me to reflect on my perception of ‘real life’. We all know the constructed nature of Instagram and other social media platforms. We know deep down that influencers don’t wake up every day…

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Recurring Dreams

As far as I can remember, I have always been a vivid dreamer. The majority of nights, I find myself falling into the weird and fantastical world of slumber, only to wake up feeling briefly confused about what is actually real life. I have lots of strange and wonderful dreams but without a doubt, the most…

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Forgive and Forget?

I have recently spent some time reflecting upon the age-old expression ‘forgive and forget’ and contemplating its reality. Of course, in an ideal world, one could easily master the art of forgiveness. However, likewise, in an ideal world, that forgiveness would not be necessary. To forgive and forget is to achieve personal tranquility, but is…

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You Go Girl

Happy #internationalwomensday to all you women and girls out there! I always have, and always will be proud to be female, and it is impossible to overlook the importance of this special day. Feminism and the powerful woman have come so far over the last hundred years, but we undoubtedly still have further to go.…

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Breakups

With Valentines Day recently reminding us how loved up everybody around us is, mid-February can be a time for sober reflection even for the most content singletons. Despite not being greatly invested in big day myself, I must admit that spending my first one alone in three years was somewhat disheartening. So at a time…

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First Thing’s First…

Ever since deciding that I wanted to create a blog, I have been apprehensive at the prospect of writing that introductory post. I had wanted to skip the awkward introductions and dive straight in to my (hopefully) more engaging content. However my better judgement, and the politer version of myself tells me that it won’t hurt to…

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