Teaching has broken me. I remember the excitement, the childlike giddiness I felt when I first walked into the classroom as a volunteer a few years ago. I loved working with the children and as I watched the teacher at the front, I knew that I wanted to do that too. Make a difference to… Continue reading Why I Had To Walk Away From Teaching.
I think you have to be a special kind of crazy to attempt NaNoWriMo during your first year of teaching. Well, I think I might just be the right amount of crazy to attempt it. I completed NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in 2014. I wrote 50,000 words in one month. I wrote my first… Continue reading NANOWRIMO 2018
Today I wrote a short story, for fun! This may sound like a simple task for a writer, as writer's write, right? Well, I did write A LOT once upon a time. I had notebooks full of ideas, I had motivation to put pen to paper and I really enjoyed the craft of writing fiction… Continue reading For The Love Of Writing.
Tomorrow I turn 25. I like to reflect on my life when it's my birthday. It's the perfect time to see how my life has changed in one year and it also gives me a chance to express my gratitude for the amazing things in my life. When I wrote my last birthday post, I… Continue reading Twenty Five
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
The thing about life that I am learning is that nothing lasts forever. I'm starting to realise that despite my best efforts, I can't control everything that happens to me and I can't predict what will happen in the future. This might be easy for most people to accept, but for me, it's hard to… Continue reading Nothing Lasts Forever
At the beginning of every year, I set myself new goals to achieve, list a few things I want to change about my life and reflect on the year that has passed. This year, I hope to change the direction of my career, spend more time doing the things I love and improve my health… Continue reading New Year, New Adventures
I will always be a writer. No matter what my job title is or what I do during the day, writing is my passion and I wouldn't be 'me' without it. However, recently I've started to feel less like a writer. Maybe that's because I haven't really been doing much 'writing.' You see, a few… Continue reading A Change Of Heart
Energy and persistence conquer all things - Benjamin Franklin I may have lost my way for a while but I now feel back to my old self. My ambitious, hard-working and motivated self that wants to succeed. I have so many projects and exciting opportunities happening right now that I haven't even had the time to… Continue reading The Need To Succeed