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30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Happiness

TODAY’S prompt is happiness. I’ve been thinking a lot about my own happiness lately, and about what makes me feel well and truly happy. My family, my friends, my boyfriend, it seems like an easy answer. But it’s true that they are the ones that make me happy. I like taking stock of little things.… Continue reading 30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Happiness

Writing

Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

THE subway rumbled with intent. It had a direction and a purpose, something that she lacked. She sighed, gaze lifting briefly from the phone in her hands to the teen sitting across from her, books spread across his lap. Studying at the last moment no doubt. His eyes were bleary, hands raising every now and… Continue reading Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

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30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Colour

THERE’S no such thing as too much colour sometimes and so for today’s 30-Day Gratitude Challenge prompt, I’m embracing the brightest things in life. My mum bought me this jumper after a hellish week (bless her heart), and it’s brought me all kinds of positive vibes this week. This is a jumper that says 'hello,… Continue reading 30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Colour

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30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Love

"LOVE, love me do, You know I love you, I'll always be true, So please, love me do, Whoa, love me do." Love Me Do - The Beatles If you haven't already guessed love is the prompt for Day Three of this 30-Day Gratitude Challenge, and I've kicking the idea back and forth all day.… Continue reading 30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Love

Writing

Tattoo

He scratched his arm lazily. His class was dragging by slowly, and he could already see the students losing interest in what he was trying to say. Gazes were shifting towards the clocks, chairs were swinging, and a few phones were already peering out from underneath tables. The students still hadn't realised he could see… Continue reading Tattoo

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30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Inspiration

WE'RE on day two already (imagine!) and today's prompt is all about inspiration. What inspires us to get out bed in the morning? What makes us excited for the day? What makes us happy to ride around the subway to get where we're going? It would sound corny to say I am inspired by life.… Continue reading 30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Inspiration

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30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Home

DAY one's prompt is about home. They say home is where the heart is, and for me, that is my bed. Sounds a little cringey, but I am obsessed with how cosy my bed - especially as winter has started to hit Scotland. It's not just a safe space, it's also where I write, where… Continue reading 30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Home

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That’s the way I Hygge it

LAST summer I discovered Hygge. Late to the party, I know, and shockingly so, I know. But hey ho, here I am at the party, my Hygge membership card in hand. It’s kind of hard to imagine why no one would really want to get aboard the Hygge party bus. It’s all about chill, and… Continue reading That’s the way I Hygge it

Writing

Spooky

Streetlights flicker, the wind whispering in your ear as you walk down the street. Exposed skin prickles at the cold air and you pick up your pace, hands buried deep in pockets. Twilight has already faded into darkness, an inky sky bruising the last streaks of daylight. Cloud wisps crawl by, grey shadows painted on… Continue reading Spooky

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Here’s To You, Fall

THERE'S just something about Autumn. I always tell people that winter is the most wonderful time of the year because it’s all about family, and Christmas, and cake, and all things merry and bright (don't even try to argue - there’s a song to back me up and everything). But as Autumn has crept up… Continue reading Here’s To You, Fall