Pride and Positivity

Mocks. Exams. Hah. I feel that the majority of people would have gotten their mocks results back by now, and perhaps are either elated or embarrassed by their results. I'm not overjoyed with my results, but perhaps that's a topic for another rainy day. I've noticed one of two things that have happened during these... Continue Reading →

Title: Grey Hair

My mum turned 16 a few weeks ago - or so she wishes. Lately I've noticed my mother's black hair has started to be interwoven with silver threads, so out of place, alien almost. I'm not sure if it's the stress of raising three teenage kids, each with separate demands and increasingly higher costs that's turning... Continue Reading →

Why I’m Not a Hipster

I’m on tumblr, WordPress, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest you name it. On my feed tonnes of ‘tumblr’ posts get flung my way and generally I really enjoy reading text posts, seeing beautifully shot photographs and even creating them myself. But one side of tumblr, the hipster side, bugs me a little.   Don’t get me wrong,... Continue Reading →

The True Magic of Harry Potter.

The Harry Potter series have been smashing records both on books, ebook and film sales since it first hit the UK bookshelves in 1997, starting with Harry Potter and the Philosopher's stone. Over 40 million copies have been translated into 69 different languages in 200 countries, being estimated at the fasted selling book of all... Continue Reading →

Don’t Doubt Yourself.

Today, I stood on stage and received two awards for the end of year Awards Presentation Assembly. Just last week, I had completed my Duke Of Edinburgh Bronze 'Adventurous Journey' and three days ago I received the fantastic news that I achieved a distinction in my Grade 4 Trinity Flute Exam.  At the minute, 'model... Continue Reading →

My Dreams

"SO, what do you dream of doing in the future?" an acquaintance asks. I usually respond with: "I don't know"

The Stress of Being Me.

I'm feeling very inspired by a friend of mine, who spoke recently about something I never thought would come up as a relevant topic for a speech. As I have a chemistry test for tomorrow, I think this is a perfect time to write about the stress of living the Asian life.

Passion & Drive

I was told that I had to write a TEDTalk about something that we are passionate about for school.   I have a big passion for writing, performing and speaking, so naturally, I rose to the occasion. Here is a transcript of my speech. I hope it conveys the passion I have for firstly english,... Continue Reading →

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