Happy Bard-day William Shakespeare

April 23rd, 1564, Saint George’s day…and supposedly William Shakespeare’s birthday. The actual date is unknown, although he was baptised on April 26th, but I do find this date fitting, first because it’s also the date of his death in 1616 and secondly, I like to think that Spring welcomed the Bard in a chorus of […]

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Untangling the knots of my life

I am 26 years old, almost 27, and I’m still at a loss as to how I should move on with my life. There is this constant pressure surrounding me, forcing me to act in a certain way, whether I like it or not. It doesn’t matter if it’s from family, friends or mere acquaintances, […]

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Art Journal

Drawing and journalling are my favourite things to do in my free time, apart from reading. However, life often gets in the way and these last couple of months I barely had time to even steal a glance at my sketchbook. I guess you fall into this tedious routine of work, sleep and more work, […]

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IV. Favourite Book Quotes

It has been such a wonderful reading year so far and my notebook is already brimming with beautiful and inspirational quotes, so I thought I’d share with you a couple that have truly resonated with me. ☆ “If someone asks you how you are, you are meant to say FINE. You are not meant to […]

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A Little Life ✻ Book Review

It has been such a long time since I’ve been thoroughly invested in a story, and A Little Life was worth all the angst, tears and hours of lost sleep. Thankfully, this book is over 700 pages long, which meant that I didn’t have to part with it too quickly. During the time it took […]

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30 Before 30 List

I’m going to be 27 years old next May and I can already feel a quarter-life crisis coming, especially when I remember all the things that I still want to do in my life! Time is going by way too fast for my own liking and sometimes I feel like there are so many things […]

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Whispers in a coffeeshop • Playlist

I have compiled yet another playlist, this time with a more soothing undertone. These songs bring to mind a cold winter day spent in my favourite coffeeshop, drinking coffee, writing in my journal and reading a book. It’s the kind of music that puts your mind at rest while studying and getting things done. I […]

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