The Céilidh: Just dance

Bunting and lots of it. Flowers. In vases. On tables. Candles. Flickering. Fire hazards. Hearts. Stuffed and hanging on the wall ones. Full of love ones. Married ones. Not many single ones. So only a few free ones. Food. Plates and plastic forks. Plastic forks that break when you make them a behave like a […]

Week 12: The good, the bad and the unexpected

Monday: The Good The wonder that is the lie-in. Spending time with my absolutely gorgeous niece; I’m very lucky to have such a sweetheart in my life. That little smile has such power and that little mind is brilliantly stubborn. The Bad Feeling really ill and staying in my pjs for far too long. The […]

‘You said I must eat so many lemons, cause I am so bitter.’

Today is already a bad day. At 10:21 I already want to crawl back into bed and wake up in someone else’s life. Because mine isn’t feeling so great at the moment. Today someone could so much as look at me and I’d burst into tears. There are cracks in my foundations. I woke up at 8:30 and […]

Thoughts of an Intern: Day 5

(Forgive me and my tardy nature) Friday had finally arrived and it came with a change. A change in department, an alteration in publishing field. From marketing to editorial and I couldn’t wait. So this morning I traveled up to Parsons Green as usual getting to the Coda centre at 09:50 sharp. I sat down to a […]

Week 11: The good, the bad and the unexpected

Monday: The Good Working in the Editorial department for a second time at Tiger, in their YA imprint, Stripes. Getting to proof read three of the books due to be published this year. Being there for the cake sale to raise money for comic relief, enjoying a slice of the above red velvet cake with […]

Thoughts of an Intern: Day 4

(Again, apologies for the lateness) Today involved a message from the wonder that is Billy Joel. If ever you feel fed up with job stuff or life in general give Vienna a listen. Just let the lyrics wash over you, they are amazing. I love this song with my whole heart. ‘Slow down, you’re doing […]

Thoughts of an Intern: Day 3

(Sorry this is a quite few days late, working and commuting was more tiring than I anticipated.) Guten Tag Mittwoch! I cannot believe it’s the middle of the week already. I also cannot believe that I don’t have my iPod with me this morning; I’ve misplaced it again. But now I can be far more […]

Week 10: The good, the bad and the unexpected

Monday: The Good Starting my internship. Filling up my flask with a piping hot cup of tea and heading to the station for two weeks of publishing pleasure. The Bad Getting up earlier than I would have ideally liked. The Unexpected Feeling really at ease so quickly on my first day. It was quite refreshing. […]