January 2019 Reading

One and a half months into my 2019 reading challenge and I think it’s time to talk about it. I know it’s February, but I like the thought of talking about each month’s reading, and January is a good place to start. Present over Perfect by Shauna Niequist This book sounded like a good way … Continue reading January 2019 Reading

On Finding the Perfect Balance

Imagine this: The perfect day, starting with a cup of tea and ending with a book. Filled with mastering a new recipe (something involving chicken, no doubt), writing a short story, going for a run (classic cardio) (just had to google ‘is running cardio’ to make sure), keeping everyone in my life happy, watering a … Continue reading On Finding the Perfect Balance

On Friendships in my Twenties

I’m no friend-expert. But I do have friends, and I think that’s a pretty good place to start. We can say a friendship just stopped. Faded out, maybe. Disappeared. But things like that don’t just stop. That’s putting the responsibility on a situation or circumstance, like moving away. But in reality it’s what we prioritise; … Continue reading On Friendships in my Twenties

On Being an Adult

When I was young, I thought that everyone belonged in a box. Quiet people, loud people, kind people, funny people. I’m aware as I type this how ridiculous it sounds, as though each person can be categorised by one thing. As though we aren’t complex beings of more than one emotion, aspiration, experience. It scared … Continue reading On Being an Adult

On Blogging for Two Years

I’ve been thinking about my blog lately; how it’s changed over the (many) months, how it ranges from longer posts to short thoughts that didn’t even make sense to me at the time. I like what my blog is, and I still love blogging, but I can’t help but linger on what it used to … Continue reading On Blogging for Two Years