and I ooooop It's been a while since I've written, well, anything to be honest. My mental health has taken an absolute nose dive in the last few weeks, and it's taken a little while to regain the creative energy to have any thought that isn't just about how to get through the day. But,… Continue reading The best places to visit in the French capital // Year Abroad Diaries #005
The LGBT+ community has always been heavily centred around the idea of labels and identities. It makes complete sense; we spend years dealing with the internal strife of who we are and what our feelings mean. We toil away at the task in hand, chipping blocks off our hearts until we’re able to mould our emotions… Continue reading Coming Out is Hard. Coming Out Again is Harder.
I've written quite a few other things that are a lot more intellectual than this is going to be, but my brain is far too big of a bowl of alphabet soup right now to even think about editing them. Also I've spent so long using a French keyboard at work now that I'm losing… Continue reading What Does It Mean to Be Settled? // Year Abroad Diaries #002
I learned to read long before I went to school. My parents used to drive to our seaside holidays down South overnight in hopes my brother and I would sleep on the journey, yet I read in the light of car headlights driving by. By the age of 10 every librarian in my local library… Continue reading My Relationship With Reading
I wish I could say I hated clichés, but the reality just isn't true. Surely if millions of people do something they can't be wrong, right? (I mean, thousands of people elected a Tory government and they certainly weren't right, but the idea fits the narrative of this post so forget the actual logic here)… Continue reading 2019 Goals
Hello lovely people! Now that I've discussed how broad my music taste is I thought I'd go a little deeper. As much as I love the personal approach to creating my own playlists I also love getting in artists' heads. As a result I'm big on albums; I love seeing thematic progression, concept albums and… Continue reading My Top 10 Albums Of All Time
Hello lovely people, After making the decision to travel alone to Milan I had a mixed response from my family and friends. Some thought I was insane for undertaking a week of loneliness and danger, others thought it was a great choice to explore a new place exactly how I would want to. Regardless of… Continue reading Travelling Alone For the First Time: Frightening or Exhilarating?