By Conor Brummell We all know the story: when we’re young, we want to be older but when we’re older, we yearn for our youth. The circle of life is pretty ironic in that sense, tricking the young and seemingly unwise into thinking that they want to be out of school, qualified from college, working in the big bad world and earning big bucks with a house, family and car of … [Read more...] about Opinion: Adulthood: the final frontier.
By Ikenna Anyabuike It was freezing. The frost lay haphazardly adorned across the street, covering entire buildings and pathways with its crystal sheen, but completely sparing others. It was as if a drunken painter had begun to create his masterpiece but then promptly passed out before he even got close to finishing it. The sharp chimes of my chattering teeth echoed down … [Read more...] about Adulthood: Uncertainty, anxiety, social media and the quest for Y
Here’s the thing: I’ve never really accepted the transition to adulthood. If you ask me what the most important book I’ve ever read is, I will probably describe the Enid Blyton and Jacqueline Wilson collection that is stacked in order of size on the lilac shelf in my bedroom. If you happen to know that particular lilac shelf, you will know that it matches everything in my room, … [Read more...] about Diary of a Final Year: The Three Steps to becoming an adult (and what happened when I took them)