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Scout Finch

“‘And you -‘ she pointed an arthritic finger at me – ‘what are you doing in those overalls? You should be in a dress and camisole, young lady! You’ll grow up waiting on tables if somebody doesn’t change your ways – a Finch waiting on tables at the O.K. Cafe – hah!’” I just wanted to … Continue reading

Graduating, Fairy Lights and Frasier

Passion. Risk. Preach what you practice. These were the messages I received at my recent graduation ceremony. I wrote them down in my diary that night so I wouldn’t forget the speaker’s advice. Graduating was an honour, and one of those moment’s that really felt like a landmark to me. When I look at the … Continue reading

ALYSSA IN THE U.S.A. (part 6): LOS ANGELES

This seven-part series is getting ridiculously drawn out. HOWEVER, if you’re you, and you’re interested in reading about the ups and downs of doing Los Angeles in a day and a half, read on my friend: The first day: First drive through the desert, Vegas to L.A. style. The trip was almost four hours long, … Continue reading

A Muddled Mind and the Return to Aus

You guys haven’t heard about my travels yet! My first venture abroad! The fantastical journey across the seas to the U.S. of A. We were there for four weeks, we’ve been back in Australia for four weeks, and we still haven’t looked at our photos. Shocking. But we have not had time. There are a … Continue reading

In The Heat of the Final Essays

It would be a total cliché to start this post by saying, “You know, I haven’t posted a blog in two months,” but I just came out of a lecture for my Adaptation and Transgression class and the professor’s whole thesis was based on the politics of cliché, so I feel like this merits some extra-credit. This week … Continue reading

A Sleep-Deprived Post

Mum and I got home after 1 am last night after a concert, so now I’m an emotional zombie (not the brain-eating type, just the lack of spatial awareness type of zombie– though, if you’re reading this, you’re probably a voracious reader, and I’ll bet your brain is large and TASTY). And the fact that … Continue reading