Planet Haters

I honestly think I have way too many unrealistic dreams, such as singing with One Direction, meeting a fairy (the sort from Artemis Fowl), and living till I turn 103 to name a few. The last one doesn’t sound very unrealistic but it is. Why? Pollution. Traveling to and from school everyday, I couldn’t help…

When My Mum Drags Me Places

I think I speak for the entire teenage population on Earth when I say I hate it when my mum drags me places. It’s even worse if she is visiting people she knew ages ago. A few months ago, she asked me to accompany her to a funeral in her hometown. I honestly didn’t mind…

Reviving Chivalry

I’d be lying if I said I never dreamed of marrying a prince from a fairy tale. A charming, handsome young man who treats me like a lady has been a prominent figure in many of my daydreams. When I described my dream guy to my brother, he let out an exasperated sigh. “Sarah,” he…

Reviving Chivalry

I’d be lying if I said I never dreamed of marrying a prince from a fairy tale. A charming, handsome young man who treats me like a lady has been a prominent figure in many of my daydreams. When I described my dream guy to my brother, he let out an exasperated sigh. “Sarah,” he…

The Imagination of a Child

Recently, a family friend visited our home with his son, Jonathan. The seven-year-old had with him a toy airplane still in its box. He was disappointed to find the plane different from the one in the illustration. It was about 18 inches long and was blue and white in color. Just a few minutes into our…