Opinion

The Danger Of High Expectations.

We spend a lot of time waiting for things from other people.We're told from a very young age that we should treat others in the same way that we expect to be treated but sometimes, despite your best efforts with someone, you get nothing in return. In this situation, some people walk away and never… Continue reading The Danger Of High Expectations.

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milestones

Twenty-Three

Tomorrow is my twenty-third birthday. I like to reflect on everything I have achieved birthday to birthday and although I'm not where I wanted to be, I have a lot of things to be thankful for and I have learnt a lot of valuable lessons during the past year. To begin, I want to take… Continue reading Twenty-Three

Opinion

Waiting & Wishing

I'm always wishing for something or thinking about something I want. I know that I should appreciate what I already have but sometimes, I find myself stuck in an endless cycle of negativity and hopelessness. I'm tired of struggling. I just want everything to happen. Right now. I don't want to wait any longer. I'm… Continue reading Waiting & Wishing

Opinion

Like My Status, Like My Life

Facebook is part of our daily lives, it’s a mechanical process to scroll down our newsfeed every morning and see what our friends have been up to, but do we realise the truth behind the façade? Do we have the ability to step away from the virtual world and live entirely in the real one?… Continue reading Like My Status, Like My Life

Writer's Life

Letters To Emily

I'm still amazed that I completed NaNoWriMo in 2014. I set myself the challenge to write 50,000 words in 30 days. I completed it and now I feel like I am ready to write another novel. Writing 1:58 was an amazing experience, I finally finished a novel. It was a big achievement to actually finish… Continue reading Letters To Emily

Opinion

Shoot For The Moon. Even If You Miss, You’ll Land Among The Stars

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss... you will land among the stars - Les Brown I have always had a love-hate relationship with New Year's Resolutions. I dislike resolutions of the generic kind, such as - I will lose x amount of weight, I will stop eating unhealthily and I will quit smoking.… Continue reading Shoot For The Moon. Even If You Miss, You’ll Land Among The Stars

Poems

Family Fire

Stuck in the middle, of the endless lies. Taking sides and the secrets arise. Worrying about your faded smile. Wanting to see you make life worthwhile. Afraid of the future, what it will be. Not wanting unhappiness or a broken family. Be careful of the choices that you desire. Or risk taming the flames of… Continue reading Family Fire