3 months!!: BLOGNY 2018

This morning I woke up, heard the heaviness of the rain through the window and rolled over. Fell back to sleep. I got up eventually and boiled the jug while I found a song to listen to. Danced around the kitchen making breakfast. I changed the sign on the table to say ‘1 day until…

sorry for writing it down: BLOGNY 2018

I watched as you left all the girls who came before I just didn’t think.   Two peas in a pod. Avoid, avoid, avoid it. Now you avoid me.   Text: “Hey how are you – how is work? Are you happy?’ Then I delete it.   I guess you hurt me Like really really…

A Letter to You #1

To whom it may concern, Or, to you. I’m not ambivalent to you. Right now we are less than friends but more than strangers. We have that in-between appreciation where we are not each other’s last choice. A relationship based off relief and convenience and inexplicably good timing. In this life we could be friends,…

A Letter to Myself #1

This is a last ditch kind of effort. Throw it all in and hope to God it doesn’t miss way to write. I learnt the year before last that giving is not something that you can do indefinitely with a pure heart. That eventually you will need to take something or you will be left…

Guest Post: Auckland II (Growing Up Here)

Auckland is home. Where I was born, where I went to school, and the only place I have really known well. This makes it hard, as it’s somewhere you simply love and hate at the same time. It’s hard not to have some fondness for the place you grew up, the streets you grew up playing…

A Letter You Won’t Understand Yet

You’re going to have people walk into your life and it’s going to kind of feel like the whole world has let out a massive sigh of relief. You’ll be gasping for air, your lungs suddenly so free and so empty as if you had been holding your breath your whole life and  didn’t even…