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New Beginnings: January...

Fun fact about me: I hate new year's resolutions. Which may be surprising because I do a post about them every year (but that's just for the nostalgia value next year!) I believe that if anyone was truly desperate to make a change to themselves, they would, no matter if it was the first of January or the twentieth of June. I just think that the stress to have a new you every time that there's a new year is way too much. However, some brand new things did happen this month and- however unintentional they were- I thought I'd have a look back.

Before school started again I ended up getting lunch with my friends. I feel like this is a bit of a weird story to include, but it was something that I really loved! They both came to my house, had a look at my scrapbook, then we went to get some photos printed. In the end, we decided to get some food and ended up going to a pub. It was just a really nice time and I loved the sense of belonging that it gave me! Over holidays, my peo…

A Zillenial on the Fifties...

The golden age of Hollywood. The decade that brought us iconic women, iconic fashion and plenty of iconic movies. Marilyn and the grate; Debbie Reynolds wishing us all a good morning; Hepburn in Rome, falling in love with an american newsreader. Back in the real world, we were falling in love with James Dean, the Labour party and NATO. The glowing years have always seemed more beautiful times, which appears to be an opinion that most teens share.


After watching 'Singing in the Rain' (a revolutionary movie musical from 1952) I had a lengthy conversation with my friends about how much better the fifties were (specifically Gene Kelly!) Considering neither of us were anywhere near alive back then, both of us were pretty assured of how tight we are. When I asked other zillenials, words they used to describe those years were 'classy', 'dramatic' and 'romantic'. Many people also said that they felt like they were born in the wrong generation: wishing they'd…