I sat in class as people all around me gazed down at the result of their recent maths test. Disappointed faces everywhere. My face being one of them. The girl next to me had got a big fat 90%. So, why couldn’t I? it’s not as if I didn’t work hard for this test. I […]

On the 8th of April, my family and I went to V’al D’Isere for the end of 1st term holidays. We arrived to a hotel surrounded by snow, roads, trees and mountains. While the air was cold, the sun was out, shining down on us on the slopes. It took 3 lessons to get back […]

Something happened. Something sad and heart-breaking. But also something eye-opening. Something to do with my Mom. I just wanted to go see a movie, that is all I wanted to do. But, neither my mom nor I wanted to do the same things. I needed to get out of the house but, after a long argument, […]

Two years ago, I became a vegetarian. And I continued to be for about 8 months. And then I stopped. And now?… I originally became vegetarian to lose weight (I know, you don’t have to tell me), but I also did it to grow my empathy towards animals. Why did I not care so much? […]

It can sound very daunting. 4 weeks without sugar. Weeks. And 4 of them! Well, it is not as terrifying as you think. I recently went 4 weeks cutting out refined sugars with the intention of losing fat, and while I lost fat, I gained some things valuable as a person. Some time during my last […]

I was angry. So angry. Bitchiness isn’t uncommon in high school. Especially all-girl high schools. But I had finally settled into my house and thought that I was finally on my way to having these girls as close friends of mine. Family. But life likes to throw in little reminders telling you things aren’t going […]

Stress is one thing that can absolutely plague someone’s life. Whether it be the stress of tomorrow’s test, or of planning an event. But, wait a second, life doesn’t have to be lived with the weight of things to do on your back, does it? Nope. Here are wonderful ways I have discovered over the […]