I was sitting on the train the other day, an overcrowded, stuffy train, and noticed that not one single person was smiling. Yes, I get it - the 19:30 from Birmingham New Street isn't exactly the circus - but it was as if someone had injected a huge dose of GLUM into the carriage, and … Continue reading Why Smiling is Okay
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As you may or may not know, I study English Language and Creative Writing at university, and have specialised in prose (short stories). It's always been something I've enjoyed doing, so I thought I'd perhaps share a few pieces that I've written over my years at university. My Story As a little girl, I used … Continue reading Have a Nosy: My Creative Writing
The 25th May 2018, the day I officially finish University, is niggling at me. After that date, it'll the first time since I was four years old that I won't be in education. It's such a weird thought - I'll (hopefully) be working full-time in something I've been working towards essentially my whole life. I … Continue reading My Search for a Future
What a lovely way to end this month's blog posts... being nominated to take part in the 'Sunshine Blogger Award' challenge by Kayleigh, from The Key to Kayleigh. Thank you so much! I'm really beginning to feel a sense of community through blogging now and it's so nice to see lots of people taking part … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award
After what has been a pretty mentally draining week, I think I'm just about getting back to normal. Life is hard, sometimes, y'know. I'm going to be open and real about this - this week has been a struggle and a real downer. Nothing bad has happened - let me stress this - and I'm … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up
This year was the second time I've celebrated Valentine's Day with Dom, and it was just as lovely as the first. I'd like to think we're not an overly cringey couple (I hope lol) so I'll keep this short and try not to make everybody vom. 6:30pm At 6:30, we started making our way to … Continue reading What I did on Valentine’s Day