A Nervous Girl Asks Some Trumpy Questions

Americans and non-Americans alike have been shocked by the election of Donald Trump, and it’s left this Brit with a few pressing questions. Do you think Trump realises that his surname means ‘fart’ in British slang? Will part of the presidential handover involve Obama teaching Trump how to smile naturally? Do you think Donald Trump … More A Nervous Girl Asks Some Trumpy Questions

A Nervous Girl’s Guide to… The True Meaning of Halloween

Let’s be honest; we all want to know the origins of the incredibly daft practice of apple bobbing. But did you know that there is meaning to virtually every ‘silly’ Halloween tradition we partake in? Whether we’re dressed up as an axe-wielding zombie panda, or chomping our way through a bag of gummy eyeballs, these … More A Nervous Girl’s Guide to… The True Meaning of Halloween

A Nervous Girl’s Guide to… Vegetarianism (And Why It’s So Difficult)

My first attempt at being vegetarian was when I was 18 years old, and was ruined by a trip to Nandos. All the reasons that I’d thought were so important to be a vegetarian completely went out the window when met with the prospect of a nice bit of marinated chicken. This meat-eating path continued … More A Nervous Girl’s Guide to… Vegetarianism (And Why It’s So Difficult)

A Nervous Girl Visits… Krakow (Photo Blog)

After battling through the awkwardness of travelling alone, I have just returned from a depressing, yet interesting, trip to Krakow.  Whilst not the capital of Poland, Krakow is probably the most popular with the tourists and boasts a medieval vibe, beautiful buildings, and easy access to Auschwitz – Birkenau for a sobering day out. I … More A Nervous Girl Visits… Krakow (Photo Blog)

A Nervous Girl’s Guide to… Classical Music (And Why It’s Simply Delightful)

While it sometimes has a reputation for being stuffy and a tad highbrow, I love classical music. While you are listening, it lulls you into a world of top hats, tea parties and stately homes, and deep into a sort of fantasy where everything is simply delightful, and where people skip about in ballrooms and … More A Nervous Girl’s Guide to… Classical Music (And Why It’s Simply Delightful)

A Nervous Girl’s Guide to… A Dramatic Retelling of My Weirdest Dreams

Gather round folks. It’s story time. Sometimes the greatest creativity can come from the unconscious mind. We can spend waking hours staring at a screen or paper, trying to spin an imaginative tale to entertain our readers, with only a crap title produced as fruits of our effort. But the dreaming mind seems to unleash … More A Nervous Girl’s Guide to… A Dramatic Retelling of My Weirdest Dreams

A Nervous Girl’s Guide to… Doing Things Solo

They say that everyone should travel alone at some point in their life. I don’t know who ‘they’ are, but ‘they’ seems to get everywhere and produce great wisdom about a variety of subjects, so ‘they’ are probably worth trusting. I’ve met people who would never dream of going out alone to, say, a restaurant … More A Nervous Girl’s Guide to… Doing Things Solo

The Childhood Diaries of A Nervous Girl (20th of August)

Another snapshot of my childhood diaries, detailing the 20th of August from 2005 to 2016. 2005 (Age 11) – Woke up. Went to ‘Elizabeth’s Castle’ on a ‘Puddle Duck’ boat. Went round Jersey museum. Went round St. Helier on a little train. Had lunch at the ‘Cock and Bottle’ pub. Went to the Aqua dome. … More The Childhood Diaries of A Nervous Girl (20th of August)

A Nervous Girl’s Guide to… My Bedroom (Pics Included)

Welcome to the messy, disorganised, sometimes shocking clutter-pit that is my bedroom. I like to think of it as a physical representation of my mind… or something like that. Clothes Corner: I think everyone has one of these in their bedroom. For some people it’s a single stray sock. For me it appears to be … More A Nervous Girl’s Guide to… My Bedroom (Pics Included)