Sex for beginners

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It took only one shared bottle of beer for my friend and I to embark on a #NSFW journey into the female form; and it was at this moment I realised I have been monumentally sexually uneducated. I can’t really remember much of my sex education at secondary school; I can tell you that there […]

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Birthday commiserations

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On Tuesday, I will be turning 25. It’s hard to believe, but it’s been a whole year since I turned 24. Until now, I’ve wished away the years in a bid to seem older and wiser than I am. I think it’s a combination of a teenage-me wanting to date the older boys, and compensating […]

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That time I ran away with a stranger.

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Three months ago, I met a stranger and ran away to Portugal with him for nine days. I had been single for four years – so single in fact, that I even attempted to make a career out of it (please see all blog posts pre-April 2017). I was like the Taylor Swift of the […]

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Am I having a nervous breakdown, or am I just being dramatic?

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Ah, that age old question I find myself asking daily; am I in the midst of a quarter-life crisis, or was I just being dramatic when I cried about the muesli I dropped on the kitchen floor? I hate clichés, they send a shiver down my spine. But one cliché seems so fitting right now: when […]

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Dating haikus

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Fleeting and often disappointing, haikus are much like my love life. Think of me like Sylvia Plath, but with Tinder.

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“I don’t like the crusts.”

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I come from a conventional family; meet the wealthy love of your life by 23, provide your parents with grandchildren by 25, stay at home to create a haven for said husband and children, and when you can’t take the screaming brats any longer, get a part-time desk job at a soulless corporate firm. To […]

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