An Accidental Author

creative writing, lifestyle and travel

5 Foolproof Ways to Cope Meeting the Parents

I've never been the sort of girl who has had an endless string of boyfriends. I don't feel the need to attach myself to another human being. Not that there is anything wrong with being a serial relationshiper - don't think that... Continue Reading →


A Little Simplicity

White lilies sail across stormy currents dancing through endless miles of ocean navigating the tangle of blue and green, avoiding chaos violent waves entail sinking ships white lilies can only hope to save. 

Truth, Silence and Surrender

Do not be angry when I speak the truth, but I bite my tongue more often than I should to keep peace I am yet to feel. My frustration mirrors in your eyes, as words linger in my throat but... Continue Reading →

Flying the Nest

When you have the opportunity to move out, do you take it or play it safe? This dilemma all started when my step-mum decided to one day casually bring up in conversation if I'd ever thought about moving out -... Continue Reading →

Moments Like These

The beat of a heart singing away time or the curve of a smile forming delicately on the lips. Eyes twinkling brilliantly brighter than a thousand stars. The rhythm of a pen, as ink composes sense on paper. A picture... Continue Reading →

Escaping the Middle Ground

Ever feel like you are constantly fighting to get out of the middle ground. There is a time in everyone's life when you are neither a child or an adult but are treated like both. I have a few thoughts... Continue Reading →

What Christmas Means to Me

When speaking about Christmas, the word often brings to mind a definition of what it means to us. For some it provokes thoughts of religion and the celebration of their saviour’s birth. Before that it was a pagan festival to... Continue Reading →

Let’s Recap 2016

I know it’s not quite 2017 yet, but it’s getting to that time of year where refelction is at the forefront of everyone's minds. It is not uncommon to look back at the last 356 days and pick out the... Continue Reading →

Living Under the Bell Jar

A familiar place is limbo. Like an old friend, greeted so warmly in a tight embrace. Held firmly for a moment too long, this friendship turns sinister. Paralysed in a constant unescapable nightmare. Lingering on a knifes edge, testing my... Continue Reading →

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