This might seem a bit silly. Everyone's always encouraging us to "step out of our comfort zone", "stretch the boundaries of what you can do", and "take the leap into the unknown!". Yes, I agree with all of these..... to an extent. For those who are new to this blog, or don't know me that … Continue reading It’s Okay to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone….. and Straight Back In.
Hello all, We've made it - The final day of Blogmas and two days already missing, my blogging history would consider that pretty standard. But anyway! It's the 6th January today, and even though we're already had a week of the new year, I've decided that today is the day for a playlist to put … Continue reading 12 Days of Blogmas – Day 12: A Playlist for 2018, and my Personal Outlook for the Year Ahead
Dear 42 year old Freyja, Hi there, I don't know you yet, but you certainly know me better than anyone else could. You've seen me change over the years - you've seen my innocent naive childhood, my awkward angst-y teenage years and this new decade that I've recently entered into and are exploring thoroughly … Continue reading 12 Days of Blogmas – Day 11: A Letter to My Future Self
Dear 16-year old Freyja, I know. You feel like your world is falling apart around you, and in a way, it is. Life is going to change drastically from this moment and the last few years of your secondary school life aren't going to be as easy as the first couple. But let me … Continue reading 12 Days of Blogmas – Day 10: A Letter To My Younger Self
Hello everyone. A quick note about the lack of blogmas posts: Recently, warnings were issued about severe gales and high winds in the part of the country where I live and in the areas that I would need to travel through to get to university for the new term. For those who don't know, a … Continue reading 12 Days of Blogmas – Day 7, 8, 9: Halfway through University
I'm not usually one for creating New Year's Resolutions, for the typical reason that I end up breaking them a few weeks later, but today is the day to turn our faces towards the year rapidly approaching, so I found a different idea. After scrolling through the internet, thinking of ideas that I'd like to … Continue reading 12 days of Blogmas – Day 6: To Resolve? Or not to resolve? That is the question.
Before you say anything - I know, it's 2017 and we're still having to make a point of saying 'women composers', due to continuous under-representation of fantastic women in music. I wish it wasn't like this, I wish we could say 'composers' and a variety of people, regardless of the gender, comes to mind, and … Continue reading 12 Days of Blogmas – Day 5: 4 (Women) Composers you need to listen to, right now.