My Bloody Valentine…

I missed Valentine’s Day. Again. Not that anything exceptional happened. I’m about as approachable as a cactus when it comes to romance. Actually, that’s a lie; the cactus has better chances. Still, remember my last post? Mm, the one where I was also late? Yep, that’s the one. Well, I can say now that I […]

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Have car, will travel

“Why announce this to the world?”, you’re probably thinking. Well, it’s because I can, and because I can. No really. I passed my driving test. On a scale of ‘Sunshine lollipops’ to ‘Your worst nightmare’, I would have to say I’d rate at around ‘Nervous breakdown’. It all begins with a self-doubt inducing multiple choice […]

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Ding Dong, Merrily on- WHY?!

As per our English Literature Christmas Holiday Seminar task requires, we must write a ‘blog post’ on one of two topics. I chose misinterpretation and thought, ‘Why not post it on here?’. So, to all of my Seminar fellows, welcome to Nefelibata. To all of my regular readers, or those of you who have the […]

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Kunai and all

Week seven of being a university student, and so far I haven’t snapped. Entirely. There are plenty of Magpies on campus, six of which have decided to settle near my accommodation. They’re cute to watch as they flutter about in their pairs, and I’ll look on as they settle in the bare tree outside my […]

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Vicissitude (n) a change of circumstance of fortune, typically one that is unpleasant That just about sums up the start of my University experience. Well, it hasn’t been all doom and gloom, just extremely strange. Friday the 25th September was an odd day; for me, it was the last day I’d spend fully in my […]

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