All posts tagged: month

The 365 Project: April

April began in a general feeling of ennui. My parents had left for Europe to visit my sister, and I was feeling lonely and lost. But then on the fourth day of April, things started turning around. I got an interview with ASOS for the Student Editor position I applied for in late March. I had been applying for internships in the Media/Marketing business for almost two years now, with little to no avail. I had gotten a few interviews, but none that excited me too much. And then suddenly, the one job I really thought was out of my reach came knocking at my email door. I was given two tasks – one video task and one written talk, both of which were to “introduce myself”. Now I’m not sure if any of you have ever had to explain who you are to strangers, but that’s a big question! Throw in the fact that you’re trying to impress some pretty intelligent and style-savvy women, and you’ve got yourself a pretty big challenge. For the next four …

The 365 Project: February

Feb is a pretty weird month. For one, it’s only 28 days. For another, it’s sometimes 29. Feb is the end of summer for the south. It’s also roughly the time when you stop thinking about how it’s a ‘new’ year – it just becomes another year. It’s also without a doubt the most difficult month to spell. This February, I did some pretty great stuff. I bid adieu to my sister as she embarks on a 6-month exchange to Sheffield (she’s going to do great!). I started playing netball again with my high school friends, which turns out to be an awesome excuse to catch up each week. And I went on some pretty cute adventures with my friends in the last month of our summer holiday! One The Royal Croquet Club Picture some kind of huge garden party with food trucks, live music and – oh yes – a giant croquet lawn with tall tennis chairs and Pimms in cute, stripey cups. That was the Royal Croquet Club, a pop-up event near Melbourne’s CBD. Two …