Never Having the Right Ingredients


This sounds like I’m about to construct a super-weak metaphor, but I mean that headline in a literal sense. Ever since I left university, I’ve struggled with food. Not in the unhealthy eating way–I do have some bad habits for sure–but in terms of what is readily available to me. At uni, I was on […]

July 23, 2017

Harry Potter: A Love Letter and a Takedown


One of the things I most appreciate about the Harry Potter series (and by extension, JK Rowling’s writing style) ┬áis the equal attention paid to the sacred and the profane, the big questions and the mundane. Harry Potter was the first book I read that had me questioning ideas like mortality, morality, and tolerance, but […]

July 20, 2017

Mice, Pee, and Sleep Deprivation


That title sounds a lot more interesting than this post will be, but here we go. I’ve been struggling for some reason, struggling to fall asleep. I guess I probably have to blame the holiday we had in the US at the start of the month…though even when I think about that, I was in […]

July 20, 2017

June 2017


If the lateness of this post is any indication, my blogging has been way, way off. The fact that my archives now skip an entire month is really disappointing. The fact that this year I managed to have multiple posts per month and I couldn’t even get a basic recap post out in time is […]

July 9, 2017