This is a post I thought I could never write, and its been a long time coming, and well, staying true to the Thoughts to words mantra I've spoken about before. The title of this post is a great quote from Author Ernest J. Gaines. It sums up my confusion in society and some peoples views. … Continue reading “Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?”
I admit. I have been and I am one of those who like to bottle things up. I don't often enough speak out my problems or annoyances and then, after while, I implode. Often with emotion or just full on mental breakdown (Not a literal one haha I am completely sane I can promise 🙂 … Continue reading Thoughts to Words
Today, was statue day! At 8AM I toon an early subway to Battery Park and made my way to the Statue cruise! I then realised I booked the 11AM slot, so then I had a couple of hours spare, and the sun was blazing! I ended up spending most of the time sitting on the … Continue reading Day Three: The day I met Miss Liberty
Today was a greatly busy day! It started at 8AM with me boarding the bus tour, the first of three tours to commence around New York city. The first took me around similar to where I walked on the first day. It went around Times Square, It went uptown around Tribeca, and then the World … Continue reading Day Two: Bus Touring and Night Cruising
This was one of most emotional aspects of the trip. Since I can remember I have wanted to visit and pay my respects, and witness for myself the now peaceful place where such terrible destruction and plain right evil had occurred. I remember when I first set eyes from a distance on the north pool. My … Continue reading Day One: Ground Zero, serene, sad, and humble
So On a Monday afternoon, at around 5 O'Clock, I departed from my Family at Heathrow airport, went through the security gates, and I was officially on my trip to New York, alone. It did seem daunting at first, but the thrill of it far outweighed the nerves. I boarded the British Airways 747 flight, … Continue reading Day One: An amazing first day New York Bound!
I always think to the future. There is always a time in the day, everyday, when I think about what my future looks like. Academically, politically, socially, all of these factors. I feel I am odd in this respect. One of my previous and still a sort of weakness of mine though is over thinking … Continue reading Planning for the future