Two weeks ago was hot, like a summertime inferno. One week ago was cold, like deep and despairing wintertime. And today it is warm. Cardigan weather, perhaps. It’s the time of year where the seasons flex their muscles and battle for dominance. It’s a tug of war that shifts the weather faster than I switch…… Continue reading Now Time for the Weather
In life, you make joy or you find joy or you’re given joy, and when you discover a source of joy, you have to seize it. These joyful things slip away and reappear, or sprout from somewhere unexpected, and that’s okay. Just make sure that your arms are always open to receiving joy, and your…… Continue reading Finding Joy, Greeting Spring.
This is the soundtrack to the looming winter and the ticking off of quizzes and assignments, and booking my accommodation in London and skyping my long-distance friends. 10. Hello Hello – Missy Higgins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d84Sjj-_w7Q 9. Make Me Cry – Noah Cyrus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXyBcKV0UIo 8. Things We Lost in the Fire – Janet Devlin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ai5lCfZnNlc 7. Laughing…… Continue reading Autumn Playlist
It’s spring here, finally, and I’m pretty excited. I’ve always thought I loved summer, and people always love to ask if you’re a “summer or winter person”, but I think the secret hides in spring. Summer’s sticky, there are spiders everywhere, and my skin burns way too easily for someone spending so much time outside.…… Continue reading Save Spring
April is a month thoroughly blanketed in autumnal charm; If the year were a day, summer would be the daytime and winter the nighttime. If spring is dawn, then autumn is dusk. Or… the restless place in between being awake and being asleep. It’s retirement for the deciduous population. Autumn is the paradise in which…… Continue reading You’ll Never Sink When You Are With Me