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On creativity

On creativity

(Photography is one of my primary creative outlets and illustrating abstract concepts is really hard AND photos of me blogging at my laptop are really boring, so this post is full of sunset pictures that I’m pleased with, because being by the ocean, at sunset no less, is definitely when I feel my most creative. And breathe. Onto the blog.) I was always a very studious kid. I loved school. I both liked, and had some aptitude for, almost every…

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2018 goals review and 2019 plans

2018 goals review and 2019 plans

It will come as no surprise to anyone who knows me that I am type-A. I am a planner. I am the organiser. I like lists and goals and ticking things off. This organisation tends not to extend to the management of my home – I am still only prompted to do my washing when I run out of underwear – but, in general, I like to keep my life and plans under control. If you met my parents, you’d…

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2018: a year in review

2018: a year in review

It feels almost sacrilegious to have enjoyed 2018. Politically, environmentally, socially; it was bad. Trump put children in cages, Brazil elected its first fascist government in decades and Brexit chaos took over the news – and Westminster – for weeks. The climate is warming. The Earth is fucked. Just this week, news reports of the number of migrants trying to reach the UK was reported as a problem for the UK, rather than all the people crossing dangerous seas in…

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