I'd say currently, my taste in music is the most eclectic, vast and inclusive it's ever been. I listen to a range of genres and don't exclude anything based on 'artistic merit' or the like, whilst previously all pop was 'trash' to me for simply being pop music. I've matured and like what I like, … Continue reading The 5 Albums That Shaped My Music Taste Today
I AM SO READY FOR SUMMER. When May hits, a d r e a m y summer has officially begun for me, this year punctuated by music festivals aplenty. All Points East It all kicks off with Bring Me the Horizon, a band I've sort of grown up with. They released a new album recently … Continue reading A Summer of Music!
The liminal age of 23 is one that I'm not finding easy. The encroaching adulthood, the mounting responsibilities and the dissipating fun are all a shock to the system. I feel like the road I'm treading is ready to fork, and I need to take the right path. Part of me is thinking I can … Continue reading A massive inner conflict
My appetite for reading is as insatiable as ever, and I've recently devoured a host of coming-of-age titles, from Barnes' The Sense of an Ending to McEwan's On Chesil Beach and a whole lot more. One overriding theme I've stumbled upon is this idea of young adults waiting for their life to start, and by … Continue reading Waiting for adulthood to start at 23
I've seen a load of people on twitter saying how fast the years flown by but I couldn't disagree more. 2018 has been l o n g. But I think that's because a lot's happened. It's … Continue reading My 2018 in Review!
So four weeks ago I finished a six week contract as a procurement assistant. And in tomorrow I start a new job as a business development assistant. This is great; I'm excited to get stuck in and learn some new stuff and earn some money and it's my first permanent full time job. But it's … Continue reading On wanting to write
18 years. That's how long I've spent in education. That's a LONG time, right?! And a week ago I had my last e v e r exam. Ever. It was on Young Adult Gothic fiction and didn't go nearly as well as the previous one on Postmodern Genders, but that's all in the past now … Continue reading I’VE FINISHED UNI!!!
I had a period a few months back of feeling a little 'meh'. Something was missing, something to look forward to and then experience and then look back on. That something was live music. SO, as the title of this post suggests, I took matters in to my own hand and booked a handful of … Continue reading The Master Of My Own Happiness