So... A new academic year begins tomorrow. Tomorrow is the beginning of the final chapter of school. With the end nearing it forces me to reflect on previous years and what it has taught me about education but also about how to prioritise, how to be an individual, how to be independent...my whole life thus … Continue reading How AS Levels has prepared me for A2.
Cats. We love them so much that we've dedicated a day to them. Cat's are like Marmite, you either love them or hate them... that's what I've discovered throughout my years on Earth. Personally, I love them. I've always found cats to be a sort of therapist. Whenever I feel anxious the only thing that … Continue reading International Cat Day
For those of you in A levels or those of you who have just finished A levels, it can be a scary time in your life. I can relate. You're expected to know what you want to do with the rest of your life. Even thinking about it for a brief moment gives me anxiety. … Continue reading Choosing universities? Gap year? Living in limbo?
This is my first piece of travel writing on my blog! At about 11am on the 19th of July, my family and I headed off for our road trip to Cardiff (it takes 2-3 hours from where I live). The plan was to stay up in Cardiff for a night to celebrate my sisters … Continue reading Mid-week break in Cardiff!
On the 4th of July 2018 I celebrated 1 year of being vegan. Whilst my fellow humans across the pond were celebrating their independence from Britain, I was celebrating my independence from the animal cruelty, murder and exploitation industry. In honour of my first veganniversary I thought I'd share what I've learnt over the past … Continue reading What I’ve learnt – Veganism
Are we too reliant on others for our own good? In a world where independence is the big thing, are we really just becoming dependent on items that serve no true value in our life? In philosophical terms, we are contingent beings. From birth we are contingent on our parents, then as we get older … Continue reading Have we become too dependent?
I suffer with anxiety and depression. But most people do, in some way or another... For me, the combination of anxiety and depression means that I fear how my past will affect my future, this constant fear prevents me from truly living in the now. It's weird in a way because I love history for … Continue reading Let’s get real.