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
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
As I sit and write this, just a few days into the new year, 2017 already feels far away. Even as I think back to last January, I can't believe how much I have changed as a person. Youth is a turbulent time: every day I see myself and the people around me change. Now … Continue reading Looking Back at 2017