GIOMC 04: Fallen Behind

I am officially a Master's student. OK - writing that 'out loud' did feel a bit special in comparison to how I've been feeling thus far. According to Google, or more specifically the completely accurate Wikipedia ~ don't come after me for the satire ~, a Master's degree is one which demonstrates mastery or a high-order overview of a … Continue reading GIOMC 04: Fallen Behind

The Girl With No Name

I have an idea for a character. She could be the next big thing, so hear her story out: she'd love for someone to finally do that. All siblings compete, especially if they're close in age. That's what she thought was the norm, anyway. But the years kept creeping by, and she was closer to … Continue reading The Girl With No Name

Running away

I run away from minor health complaints because I'm scared of spending money we don't have on medication. I run away from minor health complaints because I'm scared they could turn into something bigger. I run away from a hostile environment with my child so that he doesn't get hurt again. I run away from … Continue reading Running away

What are you writing?

I quit my job in travel retail back in February. There's never really one reason for quitting a job, is there? Like you could have a problem with your boss but wouldn't just quit over it: you would first try to resolve the problem. If the problem cannot be resolved, well that could be a … Continue reading What are you writing?

GIOMC 03: Kids’ Clubs and Outspoken Parents

A couple of days ago, my attention was drawn to a shared article on Facebook by a guy I went to school with. The article in question, which can be accessed here, claims a mother holds intentions of suing travel giants Thomas Cook, after her daughter was allegedly 'abducted' from their Turkish hotel's Kids Club. A brief … Continue reading GIOMC 03: Kids’ Clubs and Outspoken Parents

GIOMC 02: Why I Stopped Selling Younique

DISCLAIMER: (Despite many of the successful Younique presenters denying the notion of a 'pyramid scheme') I am in no way opposed to Multi-Level Marketing: for some it works. Similarly, the Younique products themselves are not a source of distaste for myself. You'll learn more about those as you read on. Don't hate me current presenters: this is simply … Continue reading GIOMC 02: Why I Stopped Selling Younique