A Little Bit Lost

Hi. It’s been a while.

I’ve remembered this blog a lot in the last few weeks. More than once, I’ve thought, I need to post again soon. But I haven’t. To be honest, I’ve had the time. Especially since my exams (and my whole degree, in fact) ended in June, I could’ve done a two whole months of blogging by now.

But I didn’t, for a number of reasons. First of all, I felt scared to look at the last post I wrote. With every passing day, it was getting older and older, and I didn’t want to know when I last uploaded (March. Ouch). Secondly, and more importantly, every time I tried to write something, it felt forced.  I couldn’t find a good place to start, and the words felt not quite right, somehow.

And finally, I knew that upon my return, I’d probably have to do the whole “sorry I haven’t written in a while drill again. I wasn’t sure if I had to suffer through that cringy routine again, or whether I could just continue without acknowledging my absence. Obviously now you know what I chose.

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20 Ways to Serve Coffee

Another list I made at creative writing class (see 16 Things To Do When You’re Bored): 20 Ways to Serve Coffee

  1. Hot
  2. Cold
  3. In a mug
  4. On the house
  5. Happily
  6. Grumpily
  7. On rollerblades
  8. While doing gymnastics
  9. Really slowly
  10. With a smile
  11. With too much sugar
  12. With not enough sugar
  13. With a bad joke
  14. Disguised as tea
  15. Spilled
  16. At midnight
  17. Under the stars
  18. In a shoe
  19. Upside down (see no. 15)
  20. Just right

16 Things To Do When You’re Bored

  1. Doodle
  2. Poke someone continually on Facebook
  3. Poke someone continually in real life
  4. Run away before they hit you
  5. Listen to the sea in a conch shell
  6. Think of words that start with an ‘x’
  7. Try to talk without using your tongue
  8. Twiddle your thumbs and try not to let them touch
  9. Write a letter without using the letter ‘h’
  10. Play Snap by yourself. Win.
  11. Try origami
  12. Make a mini rainbow (materials needed: a prism of some sort and sunlight)
  13. Learn how to spell pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
  14. Write a villanelle
  15. Take random photos
  16. Make lists

Note: This is my 50th post on this blog! 51st coming soon 😉

Update: Liked this? You’ll love 30 Things to do When You’re Bored (no guarantees though)!