Latest Posts Under: Personal Essay

Rediscovering This Day

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Google prompts me with a chance to visit the past. A collage pops up of moments from a year ago, presenting glimpses of my previous self and my previous life. As I scroll through them I think:

The Tale Of My Birthing Experience

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We had had a really lovely afternoon. After waiting around the hospital all morning for a ten minute discussion with my consultant, we decided to spend the afternoon in the city rather than going back to our apartment. We went for a coffee, browsed some shops, picked up a few treats. We even went to …

Things I Learned From You

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I learnt that being myself was okay. It was enough. I could be my own person and still be liked, adored and even loved.

An Old Journal Entry

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Note: Not only do I have a hand-written diary that sits on my bedside table, but I also have a Word document that acts as a second journal. It’s something that has helped me get some writing done when I thought it was impossible, something that has helped me express myself without having to publish …

A #MeToo Story

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I’ll always regret those after-work drinks at the local pub because that’s when your interest started to spike. You were the funny one in the office, always making jokes, and sitting in that pub with you and another colleague was a nice change for me. I didn’t have many friends, not that much of a …