So, the last time I blogged was on August 6th. THAT SEEMS FOREVER AGO. Those were the days of summer + heatwaves + going to shops purely coz they have air con. I don’t normally take breaks on this blog, and if I’m honest, this one was entirely unplanned. Time ran away with me over… Continue reading On summer + sadness
I’ve made it to a quarter of a century. 25 looks a lot different to how 14 year old me imagined it to be, but different in a good way. I’m doing a PhD in a subject I love, I kick anxiety’s butt on a daily basis, I wrote a book (and found my lovely… Continue reading 25
So, it’s February, a time of the year when I am usually still down in the dumps about Christmas being over (DARN YOU TIME). This year, I was even more so–maybe it was because Christmas was SO good this year, and January was so rubbish. Whatever the reason, I felt icky–anxious, and unable to sleep.… Continue reading A Weasley Christmas Jumper
I dunno whether you guys know this about me…but I’m a pretty huge HP fan. Like, a substantial amount of my wardrobe (as an adult) is HP related in some way or another. And my bedroom is basically a glorified mini version of the Ravenclaw Tower. I also have anxiety. Crippling, all consuming, anxiety… Continue reading On anxiety & Harry Potter
Hey my loves, I hope you are all having a fabulous Friday. I just wanted to do a v quick, purely self-indulgent post this AM. I have a new blog. It’s called The Portia Post. It’s all about my Phd research on the relationship between early female lawyers & the campaign for women’s suffrage. If… Continue reading New blog | The Portia Post
Almost exactly one year ago today, I started my MA in Historical Research at Birkbeck, University of London. I was jittery and nervous, buzzing with excitement and I had ZERO idea what I was letting myself in for. View this post on Instagram The first day of my Masters is done! I spent it reading… Continue reading Non-fiction favs & a little life update
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.