Coffee bean heart around an americano coffee, no milk on a grey wooden surface.
Diary Entries | Reviews | Who is She?

A Love Letter

I never thought I’d consider a coffee shop as a kind of home. Almost every morning last year, I stopped by Seattle Coffee on my way to work. It didn’t matter if it was scorching hot, icy cold or pouring rain – I ordered the same thing every single day: a tall cappuccino. But I […]

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Waking Neighbours & Eating Cake Pops

It’s the 6th of December and just after 5am. The house is silent and outside, it’s still dark. I’ve only just woken up when my family barrels into my bedroom. They’re already singing Happy Birthday when I lay eyes on them. Mom’s leading the pack, waving her hands to direct the traffic of bodies into […]

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7 Days Of | Life | Who is She?

Thank You

Last week I set out to write a thank-you note a day. I knew it wasn’t an ambitious undertaking by any means, and that it’d be easy to achieve – but that’s wasn’t the point. The point is: I wanted to appreciate more. And I figured a good way to do that was to write […]

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someone holding out a purple flower, in front of a shadowed, open field.
How To | Life

A Beginner’s Guide To Being Above Average

The truth is: we can’t all go to space or, climb Everest or, write a one-hit-wonder that catapults us to fame overnight. But you know what we can do? We can throw away the empty toilet roll. And sometimes, that’s all that’s needed to improve someone’s day. On a day to day basis, it’s often […]

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Diary Entries | Life | Who is She?

I Didn’t Sign Up For This

I was 9 when my mom sat me down an announced we’d be getting an addition to the family. Instantly, I was overjoyed. A puppy! A kitten! I began brainstorming name ideas – spot, meow, moo, fish? Then, I considered how much negotiating would be necessary before I got permission for the animal to sleep […]

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