Tag Archives: friendship

Stories about Me

On long distance, Bangkok, and writing to live.

Thailand Week 1: I made it!

On settling into Bangkok, not speaking Thai, making friends, and silly fears

Optimism, friend or foe?

Hi online world, it’s been a while. I obviously haven’t been blogging once a week like I hoped this year, but things have a been hectic. Exams are nearly over though, so that will be some reprieve. I’m breaking my rule of not posting when I’m feeling angry or upset; but I feel unduly entitled […]

Reminders of My Favourite Things

I’m feeling a little down today. Maybe it’s the weather. I thought I might pick up on the other posts I wanted to write but I can’t quite muster the enthusiasm so I’m just going to make a list of things that make me smile. – “Do you ever wonder how many random tourist photos […]

Serendipitous Joy

A chance meeting – an old friend passes by, a smile of recognition and we pause. Questions are asked though no one cares for answers, and we continue towards wherever we were going. How strange such encounters should bring joy to our days.

Summer Doubts

I feel a little bit guilty posting because I should be sleeping, or studying or preparing for Auckland, but I think I might implode if I don’t write something.  My summer has been rather disappointing to be honest. Perhaps disappointing isn’t the word, but I don’t feel as though I’ve really enjoyed my holidays. It […]

A Cowardly Friend

I am a cowardly friend, afraid of disappointment and hope. I am a slow burner, afraid of loving so soon. I am the analyst, afraid of impulse, and life without note. I will greedily ask to be loved first, and I might leave you in the cold. I will take too long to see your […]