‘I would die for you. But I won’t live for you’

It is easy for me to sit here and write a list of people that I would sacrifice everything for. To give it all up to ensure that they were kept safe and happy. But sometimes it’s not as easy to live for them. When […]

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The Quiet In The Storm

The house is quiet. The street is silent. The snow falls with a heavy vengeance. I’m watching it through my window and can’t help but feel that I’m standing in a snow globe that someone has just picked up and shaken. When I’m struggling I […]

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Ten Things I’m Grateful For

When life is difficult, it’s easy to get caught up in the ifs and buts. What if I’d done this differently? But if I’d only stuck it out. A whirlwind of regrets and unknowns. And it’s difficult to see all the wonderful things that are […]

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My Bucket List

This year I have decided to do something slightly different. I understand the appeal of new year goals and wanting to make positive improvements in your life. But I don’t want the pressure of setting myself goals to achieve by a set date. (Besides I […]

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Looking to the Future

So here it is, another year been and gone, and another one has just begun. Why does time seem to move so much faster as an adult? It only seems like yesterday when we were hanging up the decorations and now the rooms seem so […]

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A Season of Self-Care

And so, the countdown begins I can barely contain my excitement As the first flurries of snow grace my doorstep Yet the sky is cold and silent The grass motionless and frozen, Crunching beneath my toes The bitter air biting at my fingers But the […]

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The Truth About Being Twenty-One

As the year is drawing to a close and I’m turning another year older, I’ve been thinking a lot about how I’ve spent my days. And I’m finding it increasingly more difficult, to not compare where I’m at in my life to other people the […]

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A Familiar Stranger

Each morning in the cold light of the sun, a familiar stranger stares back at me. A person I recognise but know nothing about. An old acquaintance who I’ve lost touch with over the years. I see this girl in the mirror everyday but yet […]

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Autumn: A Season of Transition

Crisp autumn leaves That blanket the ground Orange, red and mustard yellow Lazy morning sun glistening Over the long dewy grass Summer memories Echoing in the empty streets Now all living creatures Burrow down As the nights slowly grow longer It’s that time of year […]

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A Journey of Recovery

Cast your mind back to this time last year, October 2016. The leaves were starting to fall, the nights were beginning to feel that little bit colder. Which I suppose isn’t much different from now, expect from the time that stands between us. An empty […]

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