2017 Highlights & New Year Thoughts

2017 has been one of the most difficult years of my life, but equally the most transformative and rewarding. It was a year in which my sense of self was knocked down again and again, but in these moments of uncertainty and loss I learnt more about myself than ever before and grew exponentially in the process.

I went from struggling to find the beauty and motivation in the everyday to revelling in it. Losing my sense of comfort in how I understand the world (and myself) forced me to re-evaluate my priorities and learn to cherish and prioritise what really matters to me.

Before I talk about what I have learnt from 2017 I wanted to share some highlights of my year:

  • I had incredible experiences travelling to Florence, Montreal and Tilburg in the Netherlands for the first time

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Currently I Am… November Edition

November is always one of my favourite times of the year. It does have its drawbacks, the early sunsets, the rainy days, the essay deadlines, but on the upside, the weather is getting colder and crisper, and the excitement of Christmas and holiday festivities is growing, with markets and balls on the horizon.

I’m already gearing up to decorate the house, pictures of which I will be sharing here very soon, but until then here is what’s going on in my head this November:

Listening: ‘Love you like that’ by Dagny, and Taylor’s new album (still not decided on how I feel about it, thoughts?)

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Currently I am… October Edition

Hey guys, sorry I haven’t written in a while, these past few weeks have been hectic as I’ve been getting back into the swing of things at university and generally sorting my life out! Despite the busy-ness, I am so happy because this is my favourite time of year. I love everything from the falling leaves, to the smell of the air, to pumpkin spice lattes (ultimate white chick, I know), to the festiveness of Halloween in general.

Soon I’ll be writing some articles on recipes I’ve been loving lately and other Halloween-related things, but until then here is what I have been loving/thinking/feeling/doing this October:

Listening: “Take Me” by Aly + AJ

Reading: Shame by Salman Rushdie


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