The miles and miles of field were ebbing away from me, pushing me away from my home while my head was buzzing with excited and nervous thoughts. My train came to a halt; messages were spoken to get off and passengers pushed past each other to reach the doors. I got on the platform, armed … Continue reading Independence

An Anticlimax

It’s the first week of probably the longest holiday of my life. I should be happy, right? Well, I am. Yet I have an overwhelming feeling that I should be happier: ecstatic even, but this draining tiredness and my maybe unrealistic summer expectations haven’t quite made me feel like that. My mum tells me I need … Continue reading An Anticlimax