year abroad :: emotion

A month in now. More than a month. And that just seems crazy. Raging hormones, slight homesickness and just general frustration at life have led me for the second time this week to sitting on a park bench crying. But, I have the best view. The bench overlooks a gorgeous old tree whose trunk is […]

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year abroad :: frustration

*Disclaimer: This is along the lines of a rant.* I’m feeling a little regretful that I lost track of journaling my days here in Libourne, especially when it comes to a writing a new blog post, but when I’m alone, I just want peace. Or, my bed. I just want to shut my eyes and […]

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life :: impending

It is but four days now until I begin “living” in a country that’s not my own. The excitement is rapidly building, and the things that I needed to sort are falling into place, as if they were designed to from the beginning. I’m already absolutely shattered from such a long, busy, yet totally freakin’ awesome […]

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life :: self

Okay so, I should really be concentrating on getting things sorted for France…BUT there’s a current topic floating around the media that I just have to talk about. I’m entitling this post ‘self’ because that’s exactly what it’s going to be about. I was watching Loose Women a month ago now – youthful programme I know […]

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faith :: not

*All views are my own. I’m also not a politics student nor a political expert, nor claim to ever side with a sole politician or political party.*  A big part of political rhetoric, and emotion-building rhetoric of late has been the use of: “We are not ______” When Manchester was bombed on the 22nd May […]

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wellbeing :: self-care

So I’ve hit that horrible point of summer. That nearly the end of August therefore nearly the end of summer phase which seems to result in me feeling blue. At the moment this feeling is heightened by anxiety as I’m stressing over sorting things to move away to France. So far, I’m doing okay handling […]

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love :: the greatest

One past experience has chance my outlook on love forever. I can't really say I was in love but who knows. Love is powerful and overcomes you, and makes you blind. You don't see how someone is crippling you until after a relationship ends. "Your intelligence intimidates me" is a line from a guy that I will […]

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love :: worthy

SELF-LOVE I realised something today: I get over things easily because I've learned to love myself. I am who I am, and it has take me years to be at peace with so many parts of myself, so now that I am, I can't just throw that peace to the ground and crumble. This self-love […]

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beauty :: graphic

Beauty was always a side-line to my love of fashion until I undertook the role of Fashion & Beauty Editor of SCAN. It opened my eyes to talking about something just as, if not even more, artistic than fashion.  Ever since I was little, I always loved doing my eyeshadow and that still continues to […]

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love :: rainbow

It’s quite hard sometimes to be a “milennial” (despite being born in the nineties) and a Christian. It’s challenging. Although as a society, we’re a lot more accepting, we’re also a lot more defensive yet on the attack at the same time. So, adding Christianity to this battle already can make muddling through the early years […]

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