Mental Health Matters


Mental health is a topic that has grown in awareness in the last year or so. People are talking more, which is nothing but a good thing. It's meant that, for me, I have a greater awareness of my own issues, a greater understanding of how my mind is working and why, and a greater … Continue reading Mental Health Matters

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

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"It's turtles all the way...down...You're trying to find the turtle at the bottom of the pile, but that's not how it works." ~ Turtles All The Way Down, John Green Turtles All The Way Down is a novel about friendship, growing up, and how a girl with (sometimes severe) OCD navigates the world and her … Continue reading Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Words & Thoughts – Week 25


Weekly thought & writing update. Words I have written! It feels a lot like a victory, and honestly I wasn't expecting it. I intended to get back to my writing now my official summer has begun, but part of me doubted I could get back what I felt I had lost - the passion for … Continue reading Words & Thoughts – Week 25

Words & Thoughts – Week 6

Weekly thought & writing update.  Words I am still working on Elondria. I had a really good day on Friday, writing nearly 4000 words. I really got into it, for the first time in a long time. Unfortunately, the mood didn't last. As I'm not doing much this next week I'm hoping to get more … Continue reading Words & Thoughts – Week 6

Words & Thoughts – Week 4

Just a thought this week... "How are you?" In class this week, I had a thought about how people always ask "How are you?" as a pleasantry. It's a polite thing to say. People don't usually expect a truly honest answer. Which led me onto the important part of my thought. If you ask me … Continue reading Words & Thoughts – Week 4