Reflections on 2016

Thinking back over the year, it felt like I didn't really do a lot, but on further reflection, it feels like I have. I decided to make a list to prove to myself how much I've actually done this year. Life Goals I got my degree. It wasn't the mark I wanted, but I still …

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A Night Out at Wakehurst Place…

Last night (17th December 2016) my family and I went to Wakehurst Place in West Sussex to experience Glow Wild. Glow Wild is a light festival event in which you explore the grounds of Wakehurst Place at night and see multicoloured lanterns and statues. We had been to an event like this before last year …

Writing Update #5

Okay, since last time we talked there has actually been writing! Wow, it's a Christmas miracle! (Jokes, jokes.) A couple of days before the last writing update was posted I started having these really romantic daydreams. (Probably related to the wanderlust for Paris I wrote about here.) I decided to write them down and I …

The Problem with Wanderlust

I've had a major problem for the last couple of weeks; I've had Paris near-constantly on my mind. Normally, this wouldn't be a problem. I absolutely loved Paris, and I have so many happy memories from that trip. However, this time is different. This time I've been dreaming of Paris in the autumn or winter, long …

Things I Love About December

early mornings, curtains closed and the idea that it could still be night | frosty gardens | hot chocolates with whipped cream and marshmallows | christmas films | watching love actually and having a quote off with the little sister | putting up the christmas tree | twinkly lights | giving presents | family stories …

Thoughts on Gilmore Girls:A Year in the Life (Relatively spoiler free)

Let me say this first, this is not a review. Basically, like a lot of people, I binged the 4 episode long revival in 6 hours, however, I feel like some of the impact was lost on me a little. I literally have only just gotten through the series of Gilmore Girls; due to the …

A Letter To My Sixteen Year Old Self

Dear Sarah, Right now, you are 16 and the future is ahead of you. You're young, you think you're in love and the world is your oyster. You're excited, and that is exactly what you should be. You're not quite prepared for it all yet. You think sixth form is going to be a breeze, …