Clown Faces and Chocolate Moulds

Last weekend, I was clearing out some old schoolwork and found some of the "creative" pieces of work that we'd done at school. I say "we" because both of my siblings went to the same school, and we all did the same projects, despite there being five years between us. In Design and Technology, it [...]

Time To Think

I think we often need time to think. We need to give ourselves the space to let our minds wander. For me, coming to the end of my university degree, I’ve time and space to decide what I want to do next and what I want my path ahead to look like. Sometimes, when we’re [...]

Running Out Of Ideas

Now and again, I'm overwhelmed with a great fear of running out of ideas for my daily blog. There's nothing left to say. My brain is empty. I've failed to notice and note anything down all day.  This fear can freeze me and I worry about the day when there's no daily blog post. But [...]

Naming The Nameless

Sometimes when I’m in a funk, I don’t have the words to describe how or what I’m feeling. I don’t want to do anything. I have no motivation. I don’t want to look after myself. I don’t want to get out of bed. I don't know what to do. It’s at this time I try [...]

A Hard Day’s Work?

For me, studying languages, everything can be "work" - listening to music, watching Netflix, reading, podcasts.  However, this can be a double-edged sword. It's good because I can be passively "working" throughout the day and don't have to be in my "office" as such. But at the same time, it blurs the lines between what [...]