I Am Changing

I’ve been feeling weird recently and I’ve found it hard to articulate what I want to say. I’m at the main stage in a young person’s life where change starts to occur and while I tell myself I’m open to changes, I think I only like them when I’m the person making them happen. In fact, scrap that: I know that I only like them when I’m the person making them happen. And that ain’t great.
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What I’ve Learned in 18 Years

Today – March 2nd 2017 – is my 18th birthday and with that milestone under my belt, I thought now was as good a time as any to not only reflect on the past 18 years of my life like I would normally, but to do that through 18 different life lessons I’ve learned through the (short!) years so far. It’s not much and it’s nothing overly inspiring, but I think it’s necessary nonetheless, if only just for me.
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The New Year Blues

I may have had a fantastic year last year, but the start of this year has been a bad one for a multitude of reasons. There’s something about January that stresses me out every single year and in all honesty, I am always glad to see the back of it. I call it The New Year Blues; a period of about six weeks or so at the start of the year when everything is a big grey blur, and they were certainly at play this year.
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Getting Long In The Tooth: A Reflection on Four Years of Blogging

If you pay any attention to my blog at all then you’d know that I’m a big fan of reflecting on time that has gone by and looking back, so I’m sure you’ll be equally as surprised as I am that I was blissfully unaware that today marked the four year anniversary of when I set up this blog; four years since I started trying to put my unique stamp on the World via the World Wide Web.
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Podcast to Pimlico: Looking Back on 2016

I look forward to this moment every year, the moment where I get to sit down and look back on the year that’s gone by. Usually, the process of looking back is pretty quick because I feel like I haven’t done all too much, but this year is rather the opposite. I’ve done and achieved so much in 2016 that I wonder how in the World I even managed to fit it all in and that makes me very happy indeed.
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Hard To Say Goodbye: A Reflection on the latter half of ‘Opening Doors’

While I’m definitely upset that Opening Doors has come to an end for now, I’m kind of excited to never have to look at the artwork for it again: when season two rolls around next year, there will – thankfully – be new artwork. But no matter what small hang-ups I had with the podcast, to say I enjoyed the experience of pulling season one together would be an understatement to say the least.
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Party Time! Looking Back on September & October 2016

Going to back to school takes away a lot of time that I once had to do things in summer (obviously) and as a result, I really didn’t feel like I’d done enough stuff in September alone to warrant an entire reflective blog post on the month. Other than putting Opening Doors out into the world and going back to school, there wasn’t really a whole lot of stuff that I felt was worthy of sharing.
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To Vlog or not to Vlog: My Love/Hate Relationship with YouTube

I have the biggest love/hate relationship with YouTube and I find it so hard to express it properly. Whenever I feel like it’s been too long since I last uploaded a video, I panic and try to quickly make one and then I remember that I don’t think I want to make one… but maybe, I do want to make one?… As I’m sure you can see, my love/hate war that is going on here is currently all guns blazing.
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