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 [...]

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Take a moment

"I know it's hard. Believe me. I know it feels like tomorrow will never come and today will be the most difficult day to get through. But I swear you will get through. The hurt will pass as it always does. If you give it and let it go. So let it go. Slowly. Like [...]

So I guess this is growing up

"Suddenly you’re 21 and you’re screaming along in your car to all the songs you used to listen to when you were sad in middle school and everything is different but everything is good." Hey guys, This blog post has been brought on by the looming fact that everyone will be going their separate ways [...]

When we were young

"Let me photograph you in this light, in case it is the last time that we might be exactly like we were before we realised we were sad of getting old. It made us restless.  Oh I'm so mad I'm getting old. It makes me reckless. It was just like a movie. It was just like a song. [...]

I knew you once

"I knew you once. And it was nice. I knew your brain and your heart. All your insides. Oh I could tell. Just with a look. What you were thinking. That's all it took. You shared your secrets. And I shared mine. Silence was comfy. Without having to try. We swapped our smiles. Gifted advice. Yes, I knew you once. And it [...]

Things to be grateful for

"Maybe we're not supposed to be happy. Maybe gratitude has nothing to do with joy. Maybe being grateful means recognising what you have for what it is. Appreciating small victories. Admiring the struggle it takes simply to be human. Maybe we're thankful for the familiar things we know. And maybe we're thankful for the things [...]