Category Archives: Lovely Things

Haunted by the Ghosts of Encouragement

I was recently feeling a little bit sad. I went to bed, feeling quite sorry for myself and my levels of self-worth were particularly low. It was an unpleasant feeling, but I was able to stop myself from falling to … Continue reading

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The Joy of Tying Things Together

Since a very young age, I have enjoyed playing video games which star the loveable gorilla known as Donkey Kong. Earlier this year, I watched an anime called Assassination Classroom and fell in love with the main character, Koro-sensei (a … Continue reading

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Best Friends

I mentioned in one of my recent blog posts, that one of my close friends is one of only a small number who might be my “best” friend. But it’s interesting, I guess, because I don’t really have anyone who … Continue reading

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Passport

I don’t write too many general life updates on this blog, but today I wanted to share my excitement at having sent off my passport application. I have never left the country before and never had a passport either. Last … Continue reading

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Twenty-Six People, Twenty-Six Memories

So far, I would say that I have made twenty-six really solid friends. These are people who I have and would still call my best friends. For 99% of them, seeing them again is just a case of continuing where … Continue reading

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No Communication Needed

Communicating your thoughts and feelings is very important – I’m not going to argue against that. Often communication is the cornerstone of significant social interactions. However, sometimes I feel like communication is not really needed. For example, quite recently I … Continue reading

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The Story of Friendship

In my eyes, every friendship is a little bit like a story. When you meet somebody, that’s the start of the story and the finite nature of life means that all of these stories must come to an end eventually. … Continue reading

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Spreading Out Events

I recently had an idea for something which I think would be very nice to do and so wanted to share it here. I don’t generally like to arrange birthday events for myself – I do sometimes, but usually lots … Continue reading

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What You Mean to Me

The thing which I aim for the most in life, is getting to spend as much time as possible with my friends. Whether I’m meeting somebody for lunch or planning a whole day out with somebody, I’ll find myself filled … Continue reading

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Writing Letters

As cynical as it may sound, I’m not an enormous fan of greeting cards. I don’t want to universally condemn them, because sometimes they can be very nice and people can write special little messages in them and so forth, … Continue reading

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