All posts tagged: the 365 project

The 365 Project: April

April beganΒ 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 fourthΒ 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: January

Late last year, I spotted a fabric-covered, pale pink notebook with gold engraving in a Kikki.K shop and decided I must have it. The idea that I would fill a page of this notebook every day for an entire year was instantaneous – I would write down some kind of thought or musing that was prompted by the day’s events, and then at the end of 2015, I would have an entire book filled with all the ways that I had learned or wondered or grieved or celebrated this year. I have always ‘kept’ a journal, but my ‘keeping’ has been sporadic to say the least. I never had the discipline to write “Dear Diary” every day, but I kept one in case I needed to unravel my mind. But for some reason, I suddenly had this very intense desire for this notebook, and a thrilling faith that yes, this was the journal I would ‘keep’, literally. Perhaps it’s because the book only demands – nay, the book limits myself to – one page a …