24 Things For My 24th Birthday

24 Things For My 24th Birthday

I have always been a birthday princess.  I am one who defies the idea of a simple ‘day’ and instead sees their birthday spanning the course of a week.  Usually, there will be cocktails and coffee with certain friends while fancy dinners and cuppas will be planned with others.  Birthday cakes, presents, dancing and probably [...]

My Exercise and Money Goals: How I Am Tackling The Dread Of Winter

My Exercise and Money Goals: How I Am Tackling The Dread Of Winter

Summer is almost over.  The sun is kissing the earth a little later every morning and disappearing behind the clouds earlier at night.  Already, I am munching and washing and wiping my saliva up in artificial morning lamplight.  Soon, I will be rising in black and traveling in black.  I will be running in black, [...]

Notes From My iPhone | January – August 2020

Notes From My iPhone | January – August 2020

Monday 20 January 2020 09:44 It’s 9:43.  I’m lying on his chest, with his arm around me and his leg draped over me.  He’s peacefully breathing - calm and steady. It’s so relaxing to listen to. I can feel my eyes simultaneously dropping. He smells like him - it’s good but indescribable.  I am safe.  [...]

Life After University: What I’ve Done Since Graduation

Life After University: What I’ve Done Since Graduation

You were told university would mainly consist of sex and shots.  Studying would be a side-hustle when the session was involved!  You were assured you’d be lapping up tequila from belly buttons on your first day and drinking with new friends from far-slung corners of the country on the second.  Booze and boys would go [...]