The bombs next door – Brussels 22/03/2016

I knew it from the non-stop flood of sirens, the shrill cries of officers, and sounds of trucks and whistles on the street. The neighbourhood was much louder and urgent-sounding than usual. I struggled to turn on my phone, and then the messages came flooding in. Something wasn’t right. March 22nd, 10:30 AM “Cass, are you awake? I…I have something to tell you.” My friend, … Continue reading The bombs next door – Brussels 22/03/2016

Dear ex-boyfriend – or whatever it is we’re calling you

I was enjoying myself with family and friends at a wedding this past weekend, when it occurred to me that more and more people in my life are getting hitched, or at the very least coupling up for the long haul. Well, I’m sitting over here giving them mega props, because I can’t even commit to what I want to eat for dinner, let alone … Continue reading Dear ex-boyfriend – or whatever it is we’re calling you