New Year’s Day

It's January 1st. It's a new day. It's a new month. It's a new year. You could even say it's a new me. There's glitter on my floor from last night. From when I spilt my loose eye shadow all over the floor in a rush to get ready for pre drinks. Flash forward to [...]

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All too well

I woke up one day to you simultaneously ringing my doorbell and calling me on the phone. I jolted awake so confused that I started saying "hello" to a phone I hadn't even clicked answer on. Messy hair, Christmas pyjamas (yes still), red dressing gown and with only one slipper on I sprinted down the [...]

Everyone has three hearts

"He said that everyone has three hearts. The first heart, that's the one you show to strangers. The second heart? Only your family gets to see that. Your family and friends and the person put on this Earth to walk by your side. Your soulmate. But that third heart is the thing. Never let anyone [...]

What it feels like to actually start to move on

Moving on is not like a birthday or Christmas that you can count down the days until and mark it on the calendar. And you can't call up your friends in advance and plan something to celebrate. You can't plan for it and you certainly can't conclude it by blowing a candle or pulling a [...]

I almost do

"I bet this time of night you're still up. I bet you're tired from a long hard week. I bet you're sitting in your chair by the window looking out at the city. And I bet sometimes you wonder about me. And I just wanna tell you. It takes everything in me not to call [...]

The amount of time it takes to get over someone. Or maybe not.

They say that when you're trying to get over someone it takes half of the time that you were together to fully move on. So if you were together for a year, you have six months of living hell ahead of you. Four years, two years ahead of you. A month, two weeks. And so [...]

Excuse me whilst I delete you from my life

Will you just excuse me whilst I delete you from my life? Just watch me whilst I resist the urge to double tap on your picture of you smiling that smile that made me slightly weak the knees just looking at it. Whilst I hit you with a read receipt but with no reply. Whilst [...]