From life blurb

We run this town

All the way back in April, Emma and I were networking with our fellow UC competitors from UCSRN and brainstorming about putting together an inter-UC race. A few months later Emma made friends with a running group based in Amsterdam called the Running Junkies, and we thought they’d be a nice addition to our event.…

11 Confessions of a paid house-elf

On Wednesdays and Sundays, I magically transform into a house-elf that works in a local boutique hotel with hidden staircases that connect to different parts of the mini-castle.  We get to wear these lovely Justin Bieber purple shift dresses with ruffly things around the edges, and dream of the day that our aprons arrive in…

Lay back, it’s all been done before

“and if you could only let it be, you will see, I like you the way you are” -Avril Lavigne Thursday I came home from school, and basically fell apart. It began with my frustration of working hard on event planning and well-timed advertisement, but then felt like I was treading water rather than moving forward. Then I…

No man’s land

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. -Proverbs 4:23 So I’ve got edges that scratch…I’ve discovered that love is a dangerous game. In the right hands, I believe it can be your greatest strength and source of happiness, but in the wrong ones, it can be a lethal weapon followed…

Mad as a hatter

“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality” – Lewis Carroll There are many things we forget. Secretly, or rather not so secretly, I’ve always wanted my life to be like a fairy tale, and was raised on a steady diet of Disney princesses and classic bedtime stories from Narnia to Hey Diddle Diddle. I used to dress up and enact Beauty and the Beast with Belle, I know all of the words to Robin Hood, and when I was 14, I fell in love with Romeo and Juliet and had to recite Juliet’s balcony scene in front of my entire English class. How wonderful…