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Hemingway, periods of transition and time capsules

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“The story was writing itself and I had a hard time keeping up with it”, I read on one sultry afternoon in an almost-summer.   Hemingway. How cliche is it that Hemingway would perfectly encapsulate my current thoughts in just one phrase. Hemingway, writing at a cafe in Paris, drinking rum St. James. Obviously. How…

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I’ve been recently struggling

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I’ve been recently struggling. I’ve been recently struggling to find the motivation, drive and creativity to post something worth posting on my blog. Should I post a monthly favourites? Should I write a travel tips post? Should I post a recipe? No. I’ve been recently struggling. I’ve been recently struggling with my anxiety – more…

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HOW TO ADULT | Cleaning

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Nothing quite prepares you for adulthood than your adult sims begging you for social interactions, whilst simultaneously dying of hunger in a house that looks more like a pigsty than anything else. Nothing, I repeat. For those of you who aren’t familiar with sims – The Sims is a life simulation video game series, to…

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What comes after that one-way flight: the struggles of living abroad

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One of my favourite stories to tell is definitely the story of when I spent a week or so supermarket-hopping in London, on a mission to find Wudy sausages. I had been craving them for weeks, but could not find ANYONE who sold them anywhere around London. I took buses and crossed the city on…

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What the hell is a pastizz? – What comes after telling people you’re Maltese

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Malta? Where’s that, in Spain? Maltese? Isn’t that a dog breed? Haha, Maltesers. Ladies and gentlemen, many must be altogether too familiar with the above – and more. The Maltese abroad – those who not only stock up on Twistees and Kinnie whenever they head back home, but also those who face a number of newly-found…

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