Musings

Lost Love: The Notebook(s)

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the notebook

There are things we go through that we are supposed to grow through. Things that beat us about, press us into a corner, force us to rethink everything. Things that teach us what matters and what doesn’t, things that help us become. Difficult things, like high school or losing everything you own. Then there are […]

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 […]

Stories

Soft, Not Straight

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The clock ticks slowly- ever so slowly- towards 9:20. You allow your gaze to shift from the good lady in front of you going on about Hitler’s faulty strategies in World War 2, to the leaves basking in the mid-morning sunshine outside your window. A gentle breeze pushes them to rustle just a bit, and […]

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 […]