Musings

The life lessons from working in customer service

I have spent 1.5 years of my 23 years long life working in customer service. Might not seem like much, but that's more than half of my working life. In that time, I've worked as a shop assistant, a shampoo technician (the most insane job title I'll probably ever have), receptionist, and waitress. I will… Continue reading The life lessons from working in customer service

(Pop)culture in real life

What 3 years with Gossip Girl taught me

It sometimes feels like it's only been a few weeks since the last Gossip Girl episode has aired. Then I realise it's been over 4 years and start to feel old...I started watching it just before season 3 started, and got sucked in instantly. I totally binged it - I think my longest day was… Continue reading What 3 years with Gossip Girl taught me

(Pop)culture in real life

What 11 seasons of Bones have taught me

I am a bit of a TV show addict. I got hooked on great tv in primary school, which is when I fell in love with med dramas - first ER (which caused me to have hots forย George Clooney ever since), then Grey's Anatomy, which I'm still faithful to 13 seasons on (and counting). I… Continue reading What 11 seasons of Bones have taught me

Writing Tips

What writing fan fiction can teach you

When I started writing, back in 2004 or so (God, time flies, can you believe that it was 12 years ago?), I didn't really have much to say in the realm of non fiction. To be honest, non fiction blogs back then written by girls my age were usually something along the lines of "I… Continue reading What writing fan fiction can teach you