Having grown up on the edges of the internet generation the concept of internet friends, or online friends, is one that I have been aware of for almost all of my. Or at least since early on in secondary school when things Like MySpace, Bebo, and then Facebook was taking off. My age, the fact … More It’s Not Like They’re Real Friends, Right?
Okay, so I know it’s technically not your birthday until tomorrow and I’m a day early but it’s close enough. At least I’m not late, and I didn’t forget. It’s often hard to forget these days, especially since the date is on the key-ring I keep attached to one of my sets of keys. This … More Dear Dad (Happy Birthday, Again)
Food is one of those things that you need to survive, there’s no two ways about that. Some people simply eat just for sustenance, because they know that their body needs something in order to survive. But food is often so much more than that. I love food and I love eating, possibly a bit … More Food Is The Way To The Heart
Recently I’ve been trying to do my bit in order to help the environment, but if I’m being completely honest, sometimes it feels practically impossible. It reminds me of trying to unravel an incredibly tangled ball of yarn, one that contains multiple strands of thread, each representing a different aspect. Things such as animal welfare, … More How Do You Unravel A Ball Of Yarn?
“You’ll be grateful when you’re 30!” is something that I get told a lot of the time whenever I complain about my baby face. It’s a very fair comment, and there have been times recently when I’ve been very grateful for my baby face. But there are also times when my baby face becomes an … More It’s Both A Blessing And A Curse
This week I really didn’t want to write a blog post. I have zero motivation, no ideas that aren’t just “climate change is real, we’re killing the planet, and people are trash,” and nothing that I’d already pre-written (at least not that I want to post on my Sunday blog post). Really all I wanted … More Do I Have To?
This weekend it was the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch, their 40th one to be precise, and whilst I’ve yet to take part, the work that they do is incredibly important. Over recent years bird numbers have been in decline, and whilst farmland species are those that have been hit the worst most bird species have … More We Need To Talk About The Birds And The Bees
I recently took a trip up to Edinburgh, and whilst I was there I was I took a little trip to the zoo. I’ve been before, but not for a good few years, and given that I was only in Edinburgh for a limited time and it was a toss up between the zoo and … More Tigers and Lions and Bears, Oh My
10 Reasons Why I Love You You’re Funny In fact you’re not just funny, you’re pretty damn hilarious. I know it’s kind of cliche to say that you love someone for their sense of humour, but I reckon so many people say it because of how important it is. Your sense of humour matches mine … More 10 Reasons Why I Love You
Today, after about a month of shear stress and deliberation, I finally bit the bullet, completed the last couple of steps, and sent off my application to UCAS. I have decided to apply for a second degree, because clearly the first 4 years and almost £50k of debt just weren’t enough. The whole decision to … More It Doesn’t Get Any Easier The second Time Around