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