Month: October 2018

We Went to London!

Leander and I have taken some smaller trips together over the years, but we’ve never actually had the opportunity to travel by plane anywhere, just the two of us. So for Leander’s 11th birthday this year, I booked us a trip to London. We were going to do the Harry Potter Studio Tour, but unfortunately, that was sold out by…

Backtracking to Make New Memories

There are places, sounds, smells, and sensations that are linked to not only specific timeframes and memories but also to people and feelings. Places in particular that I avoided for a long time because they were just too painful to revisit. And when I first started to go back, I saw the past everywhere. I saw his face, the way…

Turning a Broken Heart Into Art

My heart is very well at the moment, so don’t worry. But I am working on something very exciting these days! As I’ve mentioned a few times, one of the ways I express myself most easily when I’m feeling down and a bit broken is through writing and poetry. As I went through a few heartbreaks over the last couple…

Why I Journal?

I would probably go batshit crazy if I didn’t! I found outlets for my thoughts and my frustrations in a lot of ways, but mostly through my creativity. And as you guys know, writing and pictures/videos are the ways I express myself creatively the most. But no matter how much I write and share, my journaling is something that I…

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris 📚 BOOK REVIEW

I read a hardback version of The Tattooist of Auschwitz. Genre: Historical fiction, based on a true story Publisher: Zaffre Publishing Originally published: January 11th, 2018 Pages: 288 (Hardback)   Blurb by the publisher: For readers of Schindler’s List, The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas comes a heart-breaking story of the very best of humanity in the…