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Hello, it’s december…

22 Dec

Hi…

So life has been hectic. Very Hectic. Extremely Hectic.

The thing is, I kind of love it. Being busy all of the time. It gives me a purpose to crawl out of bed in the, lets not lie here, middle of the day.

So here’s a quick list of what I’ve been up to (and some retrospective advice):

1. Went to Alton Towers for the first time. Go on The Smiler. It’s brilliant.

2. I rejoined scouting. Hence the Alton Towers. It is so much fun. Network isn’t just drinking despite the stereotype.

3. I have a lot more work to do. It’s second year I shouldn’t be surprised really.

4. Some of that work involved film making. That culminated in a group piece that I directed and am actually proud of.

5. GTAV exists. Don’t judge me on my video game choice.

6. Life in general oh my god I want a lie in.

7. Christmas. That is all.

Here I stand

12 Sep

ImageFilm and television studies at Aberystwyth, the best decision I have ever made. Looking back, it’s one of the first decision’s I’ve made that were truly my own. Not that of those around me, mine. 

Yes I liked science. Yes biology would have been more respected academically. Did I want to do that? No.

Yes  I could have been a nurse. Yes it would have gotten me a job more easily. Was that my idea? Certainly not. Mother likes to meddle in her child’s lives. 

Yes my grades influenced my choices. Yes I could have worked harder and done something else. Would I be happy? Not at all.

Yes I could have gone to different uni. Yes even one that is “better” than where I am. Does that make me a fool? Maybe. I’m not sure that’s important though. 

There are so many little things that have lead me here. Begging my second year I see that now. Wanting to impress a guy, wanting to ignore others, most of all wanting to be me. Wanting to create, wanting to question, wanting to live my life. 

So here I stand, looking backward. No regrets. Content. 

To all the kids applying this year, make your decision. Not anyone else’s. 

This for this weeks weekly writing challenge.