When 2017 started off, I was in a rut. I parted ways with my then host family due to scheduling issues, I had just finished up my first semester at the Sorbonne which was highly stressful and in all honesty, I was pretty worn out by a lot of personal things in my life. Jump ahead a few months, and though I am still struggling some mental battles, there are a lot of things to be grateful for in my life at the moment. Continue reading “2017 For Now”
It is that time of year again: Tourist Season. Continue reading “French Stereotypes : True vs. False”
I have come to the conclusion that there are two things in this world that bring me bad luck: 7’s and the month of March. Continue reading “6 Things That 2017 Has Already Taught Me”
They feel empty to me when they used to explode from the darkest cracks within me. When I used to shout from the rooftops and mumble words, sitting for hours trying to make them sound just perfect, to sum up my thoughts, beliefs… My being in itself. Continue reading “Words…”
You roll around like a good old friend
Comfortable on that side of the bed.
The walls are playing with the thoughts in my head,
“1,2,3, replay the memories,” you say.
I want to yell, “go away!”
But my tongue is caught in my throat.
Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia. ~E.L. Doctorow
I always find I feel most inspired as I walk around this city or on the metro when my thoughts are high above the clouds. Then when the daily dose of reality begins, my mind forgets. Continue reading “Little Black Book”
January 5th marked a year since I opened this little corner on the internet. I never got around to posting anything because one, January 5th was the day I got back to work and two, it is somewhat of a holiday in Spain (Three Kings Eve anyone?). The following days… all hell broke loose in Paris. Continue reading “Blogiversary”