Writing

A Single Sock

SHE found it at the back of cupboard buried underneath an old jumper and some old tights with a hole in them. It's bright pink colour shone brightly underneath grey wool, and she released a sigh as she pried the single sock free from its dark grasp. She'd been looking for this sock for months… Continue reading A Single Sock

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30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Words

STICKS and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Today's prompt in the 30-Day Gratitude Challenge is words. And much like Albus Dumbledore once said, "words are in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic". Our words are important because they give us a voice. No matter who you… Continue reading 30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Words

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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

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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

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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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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