Let’s Talk About Our Twenties: 8 Things I’ve Learnt in the Past Four Years

Let’s Talk About Our Twenties: 8 Things I’ve Learnt in the Past Four Years

In a mere matter of months, my early twenties will be over. And, I won’t lie: the thought of finally diving into my mid-twenties is TERRIFYING. To say that the past four years have been turbulent would be just a slight understatement. I’ve fallen in love, had my heart broken, moved back and forth between [...]

An Ode to Sisterhood

An Ode to Sisterhood

Having a sister can be quite a strange concept. There are certain rules in a sister-ship that could never be applied to a normal friendship or relationship. Imagine a friend borrowing an item of clothing without your permission, screaming bloody murder at each other regarding said stolen item, crying tears of frustration, and then five [...]

Life Never Goes to Plan: and this is more than okay

Life Never Goes to Plan: and this is more than okay

So, here I am. A freshly-graduated 22-year-old woman with wonderful friends, loving family, and her whole life ahead of her, fulfilling her destiny of settling down to a life of teaching in Italy surrounded by pizza and Aperol spritz. Sounds like the dream, right? But what happens, then, when it all suddenly just seems too [...]

Disconnecting: my Week-Long Break from Social Media

Disconnecting: my Week-Long Break from Social Media

In an ever-increasing world of technology and communication, there is one common ground that unites almost every culture: the takeover of social media. Platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and many more allow us to form and maintain friendships around the globe, and provide us also with an idealised version of ourselves; however, society has [...]