Musings

The Distance Between Us

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a corked bottle with a scroll inside it, lying on the ground near a body of water

Alternative Title 1: Why Does Friendship Get Harder as You Get Older? Alternative Title 2: For Julie Friendship is a funny thing. One moment you’re going about the business of existing in a capitalist world that takes everything from you (your time, your energy, your relationships, your dignity, your will to live, et cetera) and […]

Musings

Honour, Courage, Industry

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High school was a strange period. You have this diverse group of 1000 girls, all so different in all manner of ways, and somehow you still succeed in creating and maintaining an annoying sameness. Looking back now, I find it remarkable how unremarkable we all were. There were few people who had a significant something […]

Musings

We Are All Going to Die Someday

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We are all going to die someday. It is 8 pm and I stare at nothing in particular. I am on my bed, going over the events of the day, and my train of thought has its last stop here: we are all going to die someday. I was to meet Chirie at about 10 […]

Stories

I Am Not Like Other Girls

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“I am not like other girls.” How many times has the phrase found its way through the lips of a girl, into the welcoming ears of a world that has forever been considered a man’s? We plaster it on social media. We pride ourselves in the distance we imagine we have put between ourselves and […]

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Of Sex and Heartbreaks

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You will set a date to meet approximately twelve times. Because, you know, we’re all busy adults with things (and people) to do and places to be. No, it doesn’t matter that all you do outside boring lectures delivered by wizened, bespectacled men and women with the prefix ‘Dr.’ on their name