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Currie Hall’s Good Riddance Dinner

Today we had a “farewell” dinner party for those who were leaving Currie Hall. I had quite a nice time, though I didn’t expect to. Today felt surprisingly nice right from the start. Somehow I just felt more comfortable being me, as if I didn’t have to put up pretences; […]

Currie Hall's Good Riddance Dinner

Today we had a “farewell” dinner party for those who were leaving Currie Hall. I had quite a nice time, though I didn’t expect to. Today felt surprisingly nice right from the start. Somehow I just felt more comfortable being me, as if I didn’t have to put up pretences; […]

Wind at the Beach

She knocked on my door and I opened it. “Hi,” she said. “Hi,” I replied. “Come in.” I liked her, but never dared show it. I didn’t want to appear coming on too strong. I didn’t want her to get the wrong idea. *** I wish I could treat her […]

Living with Faults

I’m less tolerant and more stubborn than I thought I was. I’m easily jealous, and I’ve got a terribly skewed perception of justice and what constitutes what’s right and wrong. Having problems, things upon which I may work on, makes me feel like I have something to look forward to. […]

On Asking a Girl Out on a Date

I have my reservations. Analyse my contemplations. Realise owing to my observations Arise the usual doubting assumptions. But putting it off to later What may, now, may just never. But doing it, thinking, “whatever”? No, I’d rather put it off to forever. But if it may, What, then, would I […]

Studying

I’ve been upping the tempo of my studying lately. Exams are coming in about three weeks time. Never before in my life have I put so much effort into my academic work! The amount of effort and time spent studying up to this point alone might rival that of Poly […]

Past-Present-Future

I *chanced* across some photos of an old friend today — and realised just how different she appears: familiar, yet not quite what I had imagined her to be. She looks so grown up now — a reminder that I, myself, am no longer the boy that was once in […]

Judgement

Sometimes you do things and you’re judged, And not always as justly as you’d hope. Prejudices abound, and only because you Think in ways they cannot comprehend, Dressing and behaving in line with the cocktail That is your history, your biology, your environment. Who can say what’s right or wrong? […]