All posts tagged memories

Are Your Twenties for Being Single?

Are Your Twenties for Being Single? Recently, a friend of mine and her boyfriend of six years decided to end their happy relationship. Anyone who knew them together was completely […]

Exclusive preview: MadLab molecular cocktail masterclasses

This month Madison will be launching ‘MadLab’: a new series of masterclasses with a science theme in mind. Think chemistry meets cocktails, or science geek meets drink connoisseur- unique right? […]

Timelessness: Staying hot against all odds

The notion of timelessness is something subjective. What constitutes ‘being timeless’? The Oxford dictionary defines the term as ‘not affected by the passage of time or changes in fashion’, but […]

Year Abroad. Part 18: Essaix-en-Provence

And at last, my friends visited. Early morning flights means early morning landings, and I was there to welcome them, beret on head, sign in hand. There were 5 of them, […]

The Art Of Getting Lost

The art of getting lost is one that is still surprisingly frowned upon. Many critics – distinctly middle-aged and conservative– have labelled the art as an unfashionably rude and ignorant […]

Say No to Sexy Santa Songs

No no no. Nope. No. It is in my highly informed and festive opinion that Christmas songs should not be sexy. To fetishize an old bearded white man who works […]

Long Forgotten

I keep thinking how strange it is, That when we’re dead and long gone Our memory will live. In paper and words and stories we tell our kids. Who will […]

Part 3: Excuse my French, Exams & University

I write this sitting in the departure lounge at Marseille airport. In less than 3 hours, I will be breathing the sweet pollution of London air, and relearning how to […]

Goodbyes Are A Necessary But Nasty Business

Remember a place where you went all alone. You discovered this terrain for the first time in solitude. You are an inquisitive explorer on the prowl, ready to pounce and […]