A Summer In Scotland

When I was 13 years old I enrolled in an intensive Summer camp. I’d read adventure novels and seen reality television about these sorts of camps and the idea of going somewhere which seemed to be able to transform people so entirely was appealing to me. The books and tv shows had definitely embellished on … Continue reading A Summer In Scotland

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She Knows

Ink on a page She begins to understand Writing isn't about the big words you use Nor is it about the complex devices It's about clarity It's about the writer as a person It's not about the pen   Suitcase zipped She cries about leaving But she knows Moving isn't about destination It's about new … Continue reading She Knows

New York, New York

This past weekend my family and I drove to New York for my sisters birthday. I'd been to New York once before, when I was six -so it's safe to say my memories weren't that great. Going there as a child I remembered New York in an almost gloomy light. I remembered the tall buildings, … Continue reading New York, New York

Just A Day In My Life I Guess?

So I haven't written anything for a while. Ask me for a reason and I'm sure I could come up with a few lame excuses, but I'll save you the time. Truthfully though, I have wanted to, I just haven't felt the motivation or the inspiration. So in a desperate attempt to throw myself back … Continue reading Just A Day In My Life I Guess?

New Adventures, or Big Mistakes?

New continent, new city, new adventures...or so I hope. Honestly though I have no idea what to expect. I have an image in my head I suppose but I know the moment I step off the plane (or some time around then) that image will probably be shattered. This is going to be my second … Continue reading New Adventures, or Big Mistakes?

The First Time I Debated, Or Should Have (part one)

Public speaking was never something I thought about much. The thought kind of scared me but not in that way where if feels real. I never expected I would be thrown into a pretty extreme version of it. At least with public speaking most of the time you know what you're going to be talking … Continue reading The First Time I Debated, Or Should Have (part one)