A love letter to my 20s

Dear Twenties, I started you in Edinburgh at University. I don’t remember where I was, but I was one year into my university experience. I had met a boy and I had changed my degree from Immunology to Chinese and I still thought University was an extension of school. You were about discovery, and struggling […]

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Saying goodbye to something that isn’t broken

It’s okay to leave something, even if it isn’t broken. I think we’ve all felt it to some extent – that niggling, tiny feeling at the back of your brain saying: but this is fine. Who are you to ask for more? Who are you to want more than this? I worked in the finance industry for […]

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Winter Magic

I moved up to Scotland, Aberdeen, last January and on our first night our boiler broke, and we huddled in our cold house, breath misting the air, under many blankets and hot water bottles to get through the -5 degrees night. We wrote hats to bed and two layers of socks and thermals, that normally […]

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