…somehow I ended up reading about linguistics, and it was here that I came across a French word that immediately sparked my interest and proceeded to spread across my social media accounts. The word is déspaysement, and it means to feel disorientated in a foreign country – not in a good or bad way, but more in the sense that one feels like a fish out of water. … More Dépaysement
There’s no way of sugarcoating it – Valentine’s Day is a bitch, for couples and singles alike. From someone who isn’t all that good at either, here’s a few words on one of the more polarising days of the year. … More The Other “V” Word
The #MeToo movement is growing in response to the sexual assault allegations in Hollywood. But is the hashtag truly supportive or cathartic to the victims who use it to reach out, or does it do more harm than good? … More For Me, It Was Necessary
Since the beginning of brookiyuki I’ve subscribed to many of my friends’ blogs. A part of being subscribed means that I get a cute little email in my inbox every time one of them composes a blog post – always thoroughly profound and enlightening to read. And every time a little push notification pops up with their newest piece, I feel just a little more guilty and a little more nervous. … More Finding Fear in the Purple Prose
Warning – very personal. … More A Double-Edged Sword
There’s a lot of people that I need to thank, for a variety of reasons. In this post, I try to name and praise every single last one of you. … More Saying thankyou to, well, everyone really.
Life can get very busy sometimes, especially for us uni students. In the moments when we have a slight reprieve, it’s best to take a breath and appreciate everything that life has given us. … More Life in Fast-Forward