Autumn Anticipations

“And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” -Oscar Wilde My favourite season is finally here! Even though it is still stifling hot here, I instantly get in the mood for dark books, scary films and warm cups of coffee as soon as Autumn starts. I have already started buying trench coats and cosy sweaters […]

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How can I sleep without thinking?

How many times have you laid down in your bed, staring at the streetlight patterns on your ceiling while willing yourself to sleep? How many times have you spent nights going over things you have done in the past, worrying over what might happen in the future or feeling a wave of melancholy flooding your […]

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What am I reading this summer?

Even though I’ve been working a full-time job these last couple of years, summer still brings with it that sense of anticipation and excitement, reminiscent of long holidays without school, days spent at the beach with my family and having all the time in the world to do whatever I want. It is difficult to […]

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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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