I know I would hate to suddenly realise at eighty years old that I haven't lived my own life. That I haven't always searched for ways to improve myself and to become a kinder person. That you have spent your whole life living by someone else's perception of how you should live. Blowing an entire … Continue reading When I am Old
I was talking to a friend tonight who was telling me that he was struggling to find the motivation to do anything good for himself at the moment. I tried to offer some advice until I realised that I had also fallen into the same habitual state of working and then wasting away in front … Continue reading A Little Boost
This writing prompt "triggered" me slightly. By the way, I love the fact that we live in a time where people are referred to as being "triggered" when something bothers them and even more so that there are Youtube compilations of this. Anyway, I was triggered. The first thing I thought about was how I … Continue reading Writing Prompt 10: Write about people you should never underestimate.
Shit is getting real, I have given my blog a little makeover and have decided to do a "get to know me" post. The title is the first "fun fact" about me, I don't love Abba, but I do love Alan Partridge. I find it comforting seeing someone on television a little more awkward than … Continue reading Knowing Me, Knowing You… with Raggie Writes
I am finding myself sitting in bed on a Tuesday night, after two days of calling to work "sick", contemplating whether I can pull myself together enough to go in tomorrow morning. A month ago I was stressed and borderline depressed at my unemployment situation. Now, I am stressed with my employment situation. I was … Continue reading A Little Lost
I am twenty-six today. Exactly twenty years ago today, I'd have been laying awake excited for the morning to see presents and friends and family, and happy that I am a year older (closer to the legal age of drinking, I was brought up in Newcastle - we start thinking of booze early on). I … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Me!