Here's another from 2013. It's a strange feeling reading this four years later; in some ways everything has changed, in others it's just the same. So, an insight into 21 year old Amy, who felt things so intensely and worried about things so much. ~~~ You know that feeling on Christmas Day, or even New … Continue reading The Fear of Regret
I was going through old files and found this from 2013, when I was living in Montreal. It made me laugh. Enjoy. ~~~ I have come to the conclusion that I must have an approachable face or disposition, for strangers frequently want to strike up conversation with me. Either that or the words TALK TO … Continue reading Encounters with Strangers
I wrote this a couple of years ago, when I was clearly having some sort of identity crisis. It was published in Brawsheet. ~~~ At the grand age of 21, I became interested in make-up. I was surprised too. After years of only owning an eye pencil and sometimes mascara, I started doing what many … Continue reading So Apparently Everyone is Wearing Make-Up?
So, it's nearly February. What does this mean for those approaching the end of their degrees? In a nutshell, it means impending doom. Well, by impending doom I mean the void that life after graduation appears to be. This is of course garbage that currently resides in the minds of those whose future is … Continue reading It’s Nearly February
7am Edith Piaf is wailing in my ear. It must be time to get up. After silencing the the sound of heartbreak and absinthe, I turn on Radio 3 to accompany my morning ritual. Toilet, teeth, face, breakfast. So goes my routine for the past few weeks, arising every morning filled with vain hope that … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Temp
Originally published in The Tab Montreal. Yes, it is just like what the brochure tells you: studying abroad will change your life. Well, within reason. It is true, your life literally changes when you study abroad and yes, it is an adventure, but it is also normal everyday life, just in another place. Friends will ask … Continue reading On Studying Abroad
Originally published in The Tab Montreal. “All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.” – Albert Camus Starting is hard and beginnings are so often the most difficult part. So let’s allow it to be ridiculous. Difficult and ridiculous is how it feels writing this column and that’s definitely how I felt coming to … Continue reading On Beginnings