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mental health personal

please can someone tell me what to do next?

My whole life, I’ve felt like I knew what to do next. I knew I was going to go to school, then college, then university. But what I’m realising now, a little too late, is I never filled in the plan after graduation. I knew I’d get a job, but I never coloured in the […]

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personal uni

things i’m going to miss about uni

Now that I’m coming into my last six weeks at uni, I’m thinking a lot about the things I’m going to miss. I’ve genuinely loved the last three years, and I don’t feel ready to graduate. Especially with so much of my uni experience being hampered by the pandemic, I’m already feeling starting to miss […]

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music

lockdown 3: the playlist

I could talk about music for hours. Barely a day goes by where I’m not on Spotify for hours at a time, in the background while I’m working or walking or running or cooking or just listening to it. Because I love talking about and sharing the songs I love, and my friends couldn’t really […]

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personal uni

graduating in a pandemic

Uni during a pandemic is hard. Third year, when the work gets hardest and the deadlines matter the most, would be hard anyway. Third year as part of the Covid cohort? Feels almost undoable. Add in the perception that students should just be used to living in a pandemic at this point and it’s not […]

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mental health personal uni

some thoughts about depression

I went into my 20th year, and more specifically my final year of uni, feeling overconfidently optimistic. My birthday was in May, around the time the restrictions of the first lockdown were slowly beginning to ease, and things generally seemed good. None of us had any real idea of how hideous the next nine months […]

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personal

hi, i guess

Welcome to my blog! That’s a scary thing to say but I’m just not going to think about it too much until it’s too late to regret it. I’ve started this up because, frankly, I have a lot going on in my head and on our daily walks I suspect my friends may not always […]