One of my favourite non-writing hobbies is photography. I’m not amazing at it, but it relaxes me, it makes me happy, and whenever I’m having a cloudy day I look back at the pictures I’ve taken and I’m instantly transported back to that moment. So here are a few of my recent favs: This was… Continue reading Moments.
Hi. So, I’m hypermobile. If you want to find out more about my condition, click here. My symptoms mainly involve chronic pain & frequent joint dislocations, but I also have other fun side effects like bruising really easily and always being tired. I wanted to write this blog for a few reasons. Firstly, I’m a… Continue reading A week in the life of a hypermobile girl.
Oh July, you’ve been swell. Seriously. I began the month in a city that stole my heart, Edinburgh. I spent the days walking non-stop (thanks, knee–let’s try that again sometime), and the nights laughing and gin drinking. Other fun things that happened this month: My brother graduated. We took our standard, smiley/zoolander photos, everyone remained… Continue reading Bye, July | Wrap Up
As our train chugged into Edinburgh on Friday, a very merry Englishman sung the entirety of the Flower of Scotland (which is, IMHO, the best rugby anthem), and the entire carriage whooped and cheered. That kind of spontaneous joy and spirit lasted the whole weekend. Edinburgh is one of those cities where you could wander… Continue reading I lost my heart in Edinburgh.
What I read: This month I read 12 books, 7 more than my target. I read five YA MG/YA books: A Girl Called Owl, Mold and the Poison Plot, The Boy who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair, Just Call Me Spaghetti-Hoop Boy and Alex Sparrow and the Really Big Stink. To find out more… Continue reading See ya, June | Wrap Up
BOOOKS: I read a total of 17 books, which is 12 more than my target this month. I read three graphic novels this month; The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Volume 1: Squirrel Power, Nimona and Lumberjanes, Vol. 5: Band Together. They were brill, and made my work breaks 1000% times better. Next I picked up Alice Jones: The Impossible… Continue reading So Long, May | Wrap Up
I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t anxious. When there wasn’t a bubble of unease in the pit of my stomach. I used to panic over things over kids my age seemed to tackle with ease. I couldn’t sleep without going over every little thing over and over again in my mind. Anxiety, whether I… Continue reading Anxiety | #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek