I don't remember February happening. In every way that January was long and leisurely and memorable, February was short and indeterminable. Even as I write, the weather cycles between snow and sunshine, spitting out wispy snowflakes and then regretfully wiping them away. The first two weeks were spent in bed recovering from surgery; the second … Continue reading What Happened to February?
Firstly, A Letter From a Furious Teacher, A Message From the Club No One Wants to Join and a plea for gun control in America: Don't Let My Classmates' Deaths Be in Vain. Music An addiction to film score composers led to falling in love with a Kanye cover for a TV series I have never watched. Also, Janelle … Continue reading Weekend Notes #1
This is possibly one of the quickest dinners, but I promise home-made marinara is better than shop-bought any day, and it is very easy to make. Most recipes will insist on adding sugar, but instead this sauce gains its naturalised sweetness from the caramelised onions. The sauce works well with any pasta, but I prefer … Continue reading Classic Marinara Sauce
I watched the clock tick over to the new year on my sofa, alone. Resolutions are for people who feel like they can improve, not for those who feel unfixable. I wrote my goals on a good day, hopeful for the future. I ripped them up the next morning. On the good days, my body … Continue reading 2018: A Year of Intention
Unsurprisingly, love seems to be the theme of February, in all its blissfully turbulent forms. These are the quotes that particularly resonate with me... On choosing: "My experience of relationships (and I mean the ones involving love, not all those other series of interactions) is a single active choice; everyday you have to answer with … Continue reading Some Words on Love
I'm writing this from my bed, drugged up on paracetamol and Cadbury's Dairy Milk Buttons, so apologies if this recap is a little wayward. I had surgery at the end of the month (bilateral turbinate reduction, to be exact) and I feel as if someone has punched me square on the nose. Then dosed me … Continue reading January Recap
“I don’t believe that love is a lie even though I try to and I don’t believe that you only get one great love and I don’t believe in soul mates and I don’t believe that love doesn’t mean anything just because it gets messy, and I don’t want it to be over, either, even … Continue reading Love Is Not a Lie