Everything Happens For A Reason

Feb 25th, 2019 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 5 min read

How many times has something gone wrong in your life? How many times have you missed out on getting something you really want? How many friends have you lost contact with? How many arguments change the course of your relationships? How many of those times have led to someone telling you that everything happens for a reason?  Everything happens for a reason. Earlier this month,...

Bringing You To Tears One Masterpiece At A Time

Aug 20th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

When my phone pinged on Thursday morning, a photograph of me standing in front of Michelangelo’s Madonna of Bruges was the last thing I was expecting. “This made me smile,” my friend texted. “I just remembered how much you loved that day!” I did love that day. We stood outside the Church of Our Lady for a full thirty minutes in minus fifteen degrees before...

Travel, Leaps of Faith and Becoming a Better Writer

Mar 12th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 7 min read

Until recently, I never thought I was the kind of person who liked to travel. For starters, I never had anyone to go with. My friends either had children or 9-to-5 jobs which meant they couldn’t pack up and go on some off-season adventure (the only types I could afford). Those who could preferred to spend a weekend on the beach, tanning, drinking and ‘being...