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A Cold Cold Lake

Based on a true story

By J.C Findlay

This is the lake were it all happened

The day was bright and the sun burned hot in the sky. 1,220 more words

Personal Experiences

Starting Up - The Transition

I have offered my palm readings for free to family for as long as I’ve been reading. I had never considered myself good enough to be paid. 377 more words

Palm Readings

But you're so young...

I’m Mikaela. I’m 21 years old, living in London and just beginning the career that I always dreamt of. Oh, and I have rheumatoid arthritis. Yes, threw a bit of a spanner in the works, that one. 448 more words


My Obsession with Organizing Turns Into a Workshop

I have been an organizer all my life, but I am also not naturally a “neat” person. My mother constantly laments the fact that I became so much more neat and organized after I left home. 323 more words

Personal Experiences

So no one told you life was gonna be this way...

I have now officially moved to an entirely different and completely far country; and this is not even a metaphor or something, I have had a few weeks to let it sink in but it has not actually happened yet. 439 more words

Personal Experiences

Confusion and not knowing

Making plan and sticking to it. Being pro-active. Improving yourself continuously. Living by the expectations. Keeping the promises.

These are mantras of success. The effectiveness of these rules is proven by the general consensus in placing high value on these qualities. 374 more words

Personal Experiences

Part II: Orientalism & Sex

There are some things that just don’t change no matter where you are in the world. Racism is one of those things. From my experience, there is always a racial hierarchy. 1,947 more words