Category Archives: Lovely Things

The Difference a Week Can Make

I started this week, not feeling low, per say, but without any high expectations. I had a couple of social plans which I was looking forward to, but nothing too special. In fact, I predicted that it might even be … Continue reading

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Starting a New Book

Vigilant readers may have noticed that it has been quite a while since I last posted a book review here. There is a reason for this. I have three books that I’m reading at once: one actual book, one on … Continue reading

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Me Then vs. Me Now

This blog recently passed it’s eighth anniversary and I had a retrospective blog post planned to mark the occasion… But then I forgot. I don’t want to wait until May 2020 to write this post, so I’m just writing it … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Picnics

Back in 2011, I started making plans for a picnic with some classmates, but it never came to be and before I knew it they’d all left school and arranging it was impossible. Back in 2013, my friend Stacey and … Continue reading

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Sopham

My friend Sophie and I recently started playing the game Ever Oasis together. By using the word “together” I don’t mean to indicate that the game is multiplayer, rather we’re just playing independently at the same time. It’s a nice … Continue reading

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Hospital(ity)

First of all, I’d like to acknowledge that I didn’t update this blog as I usually would have done on Monday. You see, I actually had a very hectic start to the week. In recent times, I have had certain … Continue reading

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Smash Spirits and Absent Friends

I’ve recently been quite addicted to the game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It’s pretty darn good and I strongly recommend it. Its reinvigorated my interest in a series which had recently failed to excite me as much. One particularly appealing … Continue reading

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The Torrent of Time

This evening I happened to come across an old blog post I wrote in 2011 called The Flow of Time. At the time, I was just about to leave the Corsham School and that blog post was a nostalgic reflection … Continue reading

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Saying Your Name

People enjoy hearing their name said out loud by others. From what I’ve heard, doing this is a useful way to get people to trust you. Of course, it won’t always work, but generally speaking, it’s supposed to have a … Continue reading

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A Visit to London and the Sea Life Aquarium

I’m not somebody who usually does much for their birthday, but I was particularly excited when I was having dinner with my friend Sophie a few weeks ago and she suggested that we take a day trip for my birthday … Continue reading

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