Having always been an avid reader, I was disappointed with myself when I fell out of the habit come term time last year. I always considered myself a Bibliophile, but exams meant that I put that title to one side. Continue reading “(Non-academic) Reading List”
I used to call myself a clutz, but I’m starting to think that this was just an excuse for embarrassing myself on an all too regular basis. I don’t know why I kept my hands in my pockets as I fell to the ground last week (not even kidding), I don’t know why I feel the need to salute rather than wave? Whatever the explanation, I embarrass myself. Here’s just one of the times I wanted the ground to swallow me whole. Continue reading “Embarrassment, embarrassment, embarrassment.”
When questioned, some people don’t even know why they oppose Jeremy Corbyn – they “just do”. Others give wildly vague answers, he’s “useless”, “ineffective” – and have no evidence to back such claims. I’m an Oh, Jeremy Corbyn chanter myself, but I’d like to let people know why it is that those who would normally support Labour dismay at the thought of Corbyn at the top of the pyramid. Continue reading “Why aren’t we all Corbynistas?”
My year is about 2 weeks into our school holiday now, and already our purses are getting lighter. And it’s not because we’re carrying more notes. Continue reading “(Virtually) Free Things to do with Friends”
Miscellaneous thoughts, food, and a general mish-mash of things I think you might be interested in. Add a dash of wishful thinking, and that’s this blog! Continue reading “A Cake Worth the Candle”
I don’t personally live by the “new year, new me” motto, but there is something I do tell myself every December – “next year, for sure, I will be more organised for Christmas”.
This Summer, I wanted to step out of my comfort zone. I wanted to do something I had never done before; Continue reading “Officially Exiting the Comfort Zone”
Thankfully, my revision days have been and gone for now. This means I have a much larger amount of spare time on my hands – but I no longer have a clue what to do with it.
We’ve all been there. Whether it be because we’re feeling unwell, or because we’re just feeling like it, we’ve all had lazy days. In fact, I had one today. I’ve had a completely packed schedule for the past week, with no spare time for myself. Today I made that time. Continue reading “Lazy Days.”
Hello. My pseudo name is L, and this is my blog. I asked Google earlier “how to write the perfect introduction to my blog”, but after scrolling through endless accounts of what others think is the best way to make myself known in the blogosphere, I realised
there really is no one way to do it. Continue reading “An Introduction to the Blog of a Teenage Optimist.”