Exploring something new

Usually entering Monday morning, I would feel apprehensive for the week ahead. I allowed myself to become trapped by a routine, forgot about putting some time aside for myself. Yes, I would read and play video games but almost to structure. My commute time is set aside for a book and after dinner I play […]

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Why everyone should stop what they’re doing and read Rubyfruit Jungle

Title: Rubyfruit Jungle Author: Rita Mae Brown Pages: 246 First published: 1973 Blurb: “Molly Bolt is a young lady with a big character. Beautiful, funny and bright, Molly figures out at a young age that she will have to be tough to stay true to herself in 1950s America. In her dealings with boyfriends and […]

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The best literary father figure

Today in the United Kingdom, Sunday 18th June, is fathers day. In my opinion, having strong parental figures in your life is really important (I do believe, both motherly and fatherly roles can be filled by one parent, or even someone who cares dearly). I came up with the idea of writing a blog post based […]

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Life is Strange: Before the Storm

I legitimately do not have time to write this post, but I cannot contain my excitement any longer, nor do I want to. So here it is, while I’m on my lunch break (and now, at home after a 13 hour day at work- because I didn’t have time to finish earlier). This morning I […]

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At long last

I sit and close my eyes, I can hear the swirl of the washing machine downstairs, cars passing by my house. I feel the warmth on my legs from the sun, breaking through my bedroom blinds. I feel so, relaxed. I’m a Marketing and Communications Intern in the Third Sector. I love my job, but […]

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My ridiculously bad commitment to running

Being from Newcastle upon Tyne, ever since I was little, I’ve had “finish the Great North Run” on my bucket list. Well, this year in January the draw closed for general entry and my name was among those chosen. It’s amusing to say that my mom acted a little bit like Dumbledore in the Goblet […]

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The smell of bacon and coffee in the morning

On my typical morning, I wake up at 6:00am (reluctantly), claw my way downstairs and chop up; banana, apple, lime and kale for a smoothie. I’m trying to be healthy, you see, I’m 23 and I’ve realised my teenage metabolism has started to fade. But today I struggled getting out of bed, lying back, looking […]

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