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To Live and Let Go

To live and let go of the things that didn’t go to plan – the friends that were lost along the way – and everything in between, was something that had never come naturally to me. I was a planner who didn’t plan to stray. A wanderer scared of wandering further than my comfort zone…

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I’m writing a book!

‘I’m writing a book!’ Oh, how I’ve said that sentence in a multitude of ways over the past six years. It started off quiet – A mumble when barely anyone was there to hear. Then, something changed – I changed. I grew in confidence, and it grew louder – more audible for those willing to…

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Yearly Reflection: 2018

Looking back, 2018 was a life changing kind of year. And although it’s so easy to be negative about it not ending the way I had hoped, I figured it’s best to celebrate the great moments that have occurred in the last 365 days. So, here’s to the memories that have carried me through this…

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Dear my future self …

Dear my future self, Today you got rejected by a writing programme that you had all of your hopes pinned upon, and it got me thinking … How many rejections are too many? How many setbacks does it take to truly break a person? How many times do you have to pick yourself up only…

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Let it be …

The build up to graduation was bittersweet. I was excited and scared … relieved and stressed about handing my dissertation in – the final step before it was officially over. I knew I wouldn’t fail, or do badly at all for that matter. But what I didn’t prepare myself for was after. After the essays…

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My ’30 before 30′ List

After graduating over a month ago, it would seem that I’ve reached a weird crossroads in life. I’m a twenty-one year old who has never been out of education since the age of five. So, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t struggling to adapt to this new kind of normal. Therefore, in…

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Graduation

Dear reader, On July 19th 2018, I graduated with a first class BA in English Studies with Creative Writing. The build up to university was challenging, and there were times during my first year that I wanted to quit, but I didn’t. I pushed through, and despite all of the stress (including essay writing on…

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