The things I’ve learned in first year

When my car rolled away from my house on 18th September last year, the last thing I saw was my then seven-year-old sister in her nightie, waving energetically through the window. I promptly burst into tears and didn’t stop for about ten minutes. I’d spent most of the summer with her, in her silly, innocent…

Dealing With Friendship Anxiety

Often, friendship for someone like you is walking your dog who for half the time strolls along calmly at your bidding, but at heart-stopping intervals, launches himself forward at top speed and sends you headfirst into the mud. He continues tugging and panting, certain that something is up ahead to put you in danger. And…

Don’t lose faith in your passions

So, my very first post on my spontaneously-cobbled-together little blog. I’m excited. However, I’m going to keep putting full stops to leave the impression that I’m cool and unbothered by this new occurrence in my life. Alright, we all know forced apathy isn’t actually very cool, in fact it verges on rather warm. So HELLO!…