Mi Sobrino

That faint dimple in your left cheek that only makes an appearance when you’re either bursting with happiness or being cheeky. That floppy, shiny head of hair that always seems to look professionally styled, regardless of how much you jump around. That tiny little button nose that’s turned up ever so slightly at the tip. … More Mi Sobrino

What To Do?

Everyone says that when you reach a crossroads and don’t know which way to turn, you should talk to your friends, you should close your eyes and follow your heart like the protagonist in a Disney film, or you should draw up a list of pros and cons for each potential option. But what if … More What To Do?

Genuine Connections

The older I get the more I’m beginning to realise something: it’s damn near impossible to come across people (or even just one person) who you feel a genuine, effortless connection with right off the bat. People who you feel you can be your authentic self around. People who are on the same wavelength as … More Genuine Connections

Sick Day

I’m assuming the foetal position on the front room sofa. A small square pillow is lodged between my knees, another is pressed against my belly like a shield. Enveloped in my floor length violet dressing gown, hood and all, My silver laptop is positioned on the oak coffee table in front of me. The opening … More Sick Day

Late Night Musings

It’s an unbearably humid night and I’m tossing and turning in my bed, unable to shake these random thoughts from my mind: maybe the easiest option isn’t always the wrong option and maybe what we want isn’t necessarily what we need. I know, I know, it’s hardly the breaking story of the century, but I … More Late Night Musings