Lover of Words // Aspiring Author // Imperfect Human
On a journey of learning to express my thoughts through narratives, whether it be my own or those of a fictitious character.
My Daughter, on Mars.
12:01 am The midnight air has cooled to a manageable temperature, and the moon glowing into the kitchen window is the only thing illuminating this room. It's just enough to spot the lighter in the kitchen drawer. I hold my breath and roll my thumb over the wheel. Once. Nothing. Twice. A momentary glimpse of a spark. Three times. Got it. I slowly lower it towards the counter, and hope to god it doesn't go out. Then, a subtle orange flame emerges.
Sims 4: 10 Generations of Icons
Ah, Sims 4. The place where you can enter into a career or start a family without the pressure of the real world. Not enjoying being a chef? Switch to being an astronaut because that just makes sense! Sick of your husband waking up at 3am and making himself an unnecessary quick meal? Divorce him with no paperwork required. Baby won't stop crying? End. Game.
9 Leitmotifs That Make Us Want to Fall in Love.
Whether it's a huge cinematic production or a weekly TV show, we all love watching plots unfold on screen. We get to select our favourite genres, and choose from a seemingly never-ending list of titles. We've felt the anticipation of waiting for a new episode to come out, or have cried our way through the final piece of a puzzle (Yes, I'm talking about EndGame).
Adoption Story: My Cat Café Kittens.
In 2018, I found myself stuck in a very depressing rut. I was a full time student doing a late-night part time job, and trying to balance both was a nightmare. I had a very strong group of friends, and had been in a relationship for just over a year, which luckily were the things that kept me going. As I sit here and write this, I keep glancing up at my three boys who are sleeping on chairs and the floor around me, and I feel like I'm inching my way back to feeling whole again.
6 Easy Recipes to Motivate Your Health Kick.
DISCLAIMER: This article is intended to put forward healthy meal options, and the introduction includes an honest account of my own struggles with food and diet culture. Anyone who finds the topic of food to be a sensitive subject may want to consider this before continuing, or you can visit this website for resources if you are struggling with an eating disorder.
I'm Only Angsty When It's 3AM.
Let’s set the scene- you’re a 90s baby turned 00s kid who is enthralled by the videos on MTV and just old enough to experience the magic of radio. And oh baby, baby, was it a magical time.
Add A Pinch of Colour.
I once held you so dear you became the ebony upon my fingertips, so near you manifested into the tint enclosing my eyes.
Friday, 10:04 am. “Why is she always doing that?” Each morning for the past week, Sonny has tipped her mug of coffee over and sighed, no longer surprised that no liquid leaves the cup. Each morning she has waited an extra 10 minutes to leave for work, to see she has still beat the morning rush. Each morning I have caught her stroking her reflection in the mirror at 6:52am, 8 minutes before her alarm clock goes off.