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.
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.
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
Around a year ago today I published this post. It was all about the 25 things I wanted to do before 25, and written just before I turned 23. Well, in a couple of days, I turn 24 (which means, I’m an proper, PROPER adult now, right?), so I thought I’d do a little update. Here’s… Continue reading Update: 25 things before 25.
Remember way back when, in December 2015? I set myself some goals that I wanted to achieve in the upcoming year. Today I’m going to go back and evaluate how well I’ve done goal wise this year! Goal #1: 1// Be Brave. This isn’t a goal that involves jumping out of an plane or any… Continue reading Did I meet my 2016 goals?