My anxiety is something I don’t talk about massively. I have become more open about it now I know there’s an actual term to explain the irrational feelings I get. But I do still struggle, and it leaves a lump in my throat whenever I explain it. I can’t exactly remember when it started. I … Continue reading A fear of not being good enough
It was 8.30am. I was almost at work but still seriously thinking of throwing a sickie. Then everything changed as I turned the corner. A dishevelled man was singing It Must Be Love by Madness. He wasn’t playing a guitar, nor did he have a bucket in front of him. Instead he was walking down … Continue reading The Lost Art of Being Happy
The other day, I hung out with one of my best friends from home. He complained afterwards that I was on my phone too much, and of course with me being quite defensive, we had an argument about it. It's not very often I back down when I believe I'm right. This time though? I … Continue reading Phones aren’t another limb.
I'm writing this blog post because I have to. Over the past couple of weeks, I have had a couple of things happen to me that I need to tell the world about. And surprise surprise, it's all about men being misogynistic. I apologise if this is a little ranty. But there are certain things … Continue reading Misogyny.
It's family, the pub trade is. Everyone knows everyone and that's the best part.
I just came back from one of my friends' flats, and had myself a deep evening walk. I've had the kind of emotions in me today that only an evening walk can help to comprehend. And now, I think I have enough understanding to weave into words. So. Tomorrow marks the end of term. A … Continue reading Term one eulogy
One of the things that scares me the most, and I'm sure scares a lot of people the most, is death. It's not something I think about often, because the last time I seriously thought about it led to me having a full-on anxiety attack. I think one of the reasons for this was because … Continue reading Life is like a shot of vodka
When anyone from outside of London thinks of London, they think of it as one of the best places England has to offer. And, with its layers of culture, diversity and passion, I'd argue that it is. But unlike a lot of places, a day trip simply does not cover the expansive qualities it has … Continue reading London.
Picture credit: theirishtimes.co.uk Originally published on Platform Magazine On the 3rd of November yet another shake up, in the rocky ride that has been Brexit, came about. After a case put forward by a group led by Gina Miller, the High Court ruled that PM Theresa May triggering Article 50 via Royal Prerogative was unlawful. … Continue reading The Brexit Ruling and The Media Meddling
How have I found settling into university? What a question. What a question indeed. It has been everything and nothing like I expected, which has brought about a whole load of new experiences for me. In terms of physical preparation, I feel that I did relatively well. My room is cushy and homely, thanks to … Continue reading A Fresher’s Start