Nobody likes you when you’re 23!

CONTENT WARNING will have suicide, mental health (depression and anxiety) references!!!

In T-minus one hour and ten minutes (as of me typing this right now) it’ll be my 23rd birthday, which is kind of insane, that I’d reach this age. Obligatory “what’s my age again?” reference (I’ve been waiting for this day since I was a kid). I know I’ve been pretty absent from this blog, busy with uni assignments (honestly, four assignments due in the same week can honestly fuck off!), life, job interviews, it’s tiring. But hey, I’m here!

Now, when I was turning 22 I was going to write a blog entry about “Being 22” and I might still do that as I still have a little less than 24 hours, a little more than 12 hours, but it’s just more so on the cusp of turning 23 that I think I’ll just form it into a “Being 23”.

I get asked for advice on certain topics, a lot of my friends are younger than me, they’re all my sister’s age so it makes me a weird older sibling. So why not be the older sibling for people who are reading who are younger, but hey – if you’re older than 23 you can still learn a thing or two, I know I do.

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I suck at writing

I’m a writer and I suck at writing. I don’t know what else to say about it really. I feel like I suck because I don’t write enough. I’m doing Camp Nanowrimo, but so far I’ve written only like 4k words – which hey, is great! I wrote 4k more this month then I did last month. But I just feel like such a shit writer because I’m not writing all that much and I’m not writing these ideas that I could write.

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They Both Die at the End [REVIEW]

I’ve been in a reading slump for some time now, I’ve been reading the same Aristotle book for a year or so now, don’t get me wrong I love my non-fiction (especially philosophy) but for the most part, it’s just been tough to read stuff. I was a student leader for the first years in my course and the teacher who invited me (she’s really great, I love her, she was my tutor last year and she’s a really great mentor) gave me a $30 gift voucher from Readings (a bookstore here in Melbourne). I bought They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera and Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff – and thus, here is the review of Silvera’s book! There will be spoilers so you are warned!

Non-spoilers: BUY THIS BOOK PLS, THXS.

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Facebook Data and FOMO

I recently went through and downloaded my Facebook data and I don’t know why I’m so shocked at what they have on me? A lot of it is simple stuff, like when I joined, my previous relationship – which was a joke between an old male friend and myself, my activities – a lot of them are Facebook pages I became a “fan” of which are now just a graveyard of clickbait articles, and my family members. What I find interesting is the contact info.

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5 tips for uni if you live far away

One of these years, I’ll actually write once a week… This year isn’t one of those. But I’ll get there eventually, and I won’t give excuses (went to Sydney and uni started). I have a few drafts around that I’ll get around to, and once University doesn’t hurt me, I’ll try to make content once a week, but yeah, basically sorry I wasn’t around~ but I’m here. I’ve decided to write a piece about tips for when you live away from uni, and this I mean you live a good 2hrs+ away.

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Learning Italian

Ciao a tutti!

I’ve already broken a goal and I didn’t write an entry last week, but can you blame me I’ve been busy with work and I got two new kittens recently (named one Rosa after Stephanie Beatriz’s character on Brooklyn 99 (my choice) and the other Bob after Silent Bob (my stepdad’s choice) both from the same litter). But it’s better late than never, so here’s a blog entry about ITALIAN! More so learning Italian and how I’ve been going I guess, as it’s one of my goals for 2018 is to keep learning Italian.

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2018 is here!

Hello everyone! It’s finally 2018 and here’s my annual MISSY’S 2017 AND 2018 GOALS! Okay, maybe it’s not annual, but I did do one in 2015 and another in 2016 – wait that counts as annual right? Right? I’m sorry I didn’t post much in the month of December, I didn’t really do much, didn’t use my bujo as much, didn’t work out as much. I spoke of it in my last post about my cat and he passed away on the 15th, stubborn old thing, but I’ve got the scars on my hand to remember him by haha. Now to get the morbidity out of the way, here is my 2017/2018 blog post! Fair warning, this will be long!

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