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Should we let go of nostalgia?

Nostalgia is defined as a “sentimental longing for the past.” For me, looking back at photos of holidays with friends and family over summer brings up a wealth of bittersweet…

What brings you the most love in your life?

A few months ago, I read Natasha Lunn’s book ‘Conversations on Love’ which discusses various types of love, including friendship, parenthood and romantic relationships. In the book she vulnerably shares…

Dreaming of DINKs

DINK stands for “double income, no kids”, and is the term for couples living together with two salaries without children to care for and financially sustain. I’ve always wanted children.…

Fringe 2022: Sara Barron: Hard Feelings Review

Tackling head-on experiences of ageing, miscarriage, and the occasional joy in being the bitchy ones, this is a hard-hitting but hilariously honest stand-up show.

Let’s Talk about obituaries

Condensing 94 years of life into 500 words is a difficult task. But should it be impossible? My GG died two days ago. Everyone flew down to Texas and she…

I Am the Child of an Immigrant

CW: Xenophobia, racism I am the child of an immigrant, a first-generation American, in a family that dates back to three continents. A 9/11 baby, I grew up in an…

A letter to my pre-pandemic self

Dear past me, Stop whatever you’re doing right now and buy stocks in zoom…I know you don’t know what that it is yet, but trust me, you will be best…

What I’ve Learned as a Care Assistant

All names used in this article are fictional to protect identities When starting to write this I thought about what the easiest way to describe my job is. By title…