A mother’s approval

After months of trying, I finally manage my first steps! I look up to my mummy. She’s smiling proudly down at me so I grin back. I did good. 
I run home from school to show her my artwork. 

“Mummy! Mummy! Do you like my dinosaur?” A smile and “it’s lovely” are all I need. I did good. Continue reading


To be known

Lately, I haven’t been able to shake the feeling that I don’t fit in anywhere. I don’t belong. And I think that’s just something which comes with being me, and I don’t know how to fix it, or make peace with it.
I want to belong somewhere. I think that comes with the human condition, that we need to belong, feel loved, to be fully known and accepted by other people. Continue reading

Sorry I’m late for everything… #Christmaspost

I wanted to write this post earlier, now it just seems outdated haha, but I have been quite busy with birthdays, festivities, revision, exams, and a new term starting. I wanted to write a little about Christmas.

I am the kind of person if you don’t really like Christmas all that much, you will probably want to murder half of the year. I started counting down to Christmas from August… Continue reading

Give thanks – Day 30

Last but certainly not least, the one thing that I hope influences my thoughts and actions more than any other thing, my faith, at least that’s how I want to live my life. My faith in Jesus, has at times been then only thing I’ve been able to cling onto when I’ve felt like my world is collapsing and there really is no reason to go on. It is the love and grace of God which has sustained me and helped me get through each day, each week, each year of my life. Continue reading