The first week of NaNoWriMo has passed and we’re onto day eight. The first six days involved me being unimpressed by my plot – or, lack of one – and the only thing keeping the story rolling on were conversations that would need to be deleted upon settling on a plot. They were, and still… Continue reading Why Do I Want to Write a Novel?
You can find part one here and part two here. Both are ~juicy bois~ so prepare yourself. When you get to know someone, they look like themselves. Have you noticed that? How when you’re friends with someone, their looks don’t stand out to you in the same way because you recognise them as a person… Continue reading On Body Positivity and Insecurity (part 3)
This is the short story I wrote for a unit this trimester. As you read it, I want you to know that a) it is not an accurate depiction of my relationships with my family or their feelings at the time, and b) reading it back now, there are definitely things I would change. (The… Continue reading Clouded Childhood / Short Story
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 (part 1)
Today is my birthday, so I thought I'd do one of these lists that make their way around the internet. 21 things learned at 21, here we go. 1/ People who want to be in your life will make an effort 2/ But you need to put in effort too 3/ Go to church when… Continue reading 21 things learned at 21
The past few mornings I've done something that I haven't done in too long: Not checked my phone as soon as I wake up. My usual routine is to wake up without an alarm, save for Sunday's because I have church in the morning. I don't do volunteering until midday, so the time I wake… Continue reading Wake Up
It's winter, hoorah! The people rejoice! So what's happening this June, I hear you ask? 1/ Birthday celebrations This camper is turning twenty one in under two weeks. It's come around so quick; usually your birthday is something that's always in the distance, you know? Well it's nearly here and I don't know what to… Continue reading June Camper