Diary of an insomniac

The only person who knows how to sleep is the insomniac. Warm milk. Check. Lavender Oil. Check. 10 pm every night. Check. He is also the only person who is awake. Again.

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Quitting Instagram and choosing life

I have chosen to quit Instagram. Completely. For most – I even presume all – of you, this might come as a surprise. You probably didn’t even realise I had an Instagram account to begin with. Well, I actually used to have two accounts. A private account where I shared pictures with my friends and a public one where I shared pictures of my meals. When I started my blog, I synced my public account to my blog. But by that time I had already stopped sharing pictures. (Which is why you probably didn't know I had an Instagram account.) And no I have deleted my accounts completely. Here are the reasons I decided to quit Instagram.

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Making fire in the rain | My experience at Howl Bushcraft

Recently, I proclaimed that I enjoy nature. I made this proclamation after visiting some more natural surroundings last year, such as the Atlas Mountains and some Andalusian hills. And for Christmas, I asked my mom to gift me the book Walden by Henry Thoreau. I only wanted this book, because I was irked that I couldn’t answer the following question as a philosophy graduate. ‘Why is existentialism still a thing, but does nobody care about transcendentalism anymore?’ And somehow I thought Walden contained some answers. (It did, but so did Google.) My mother, however, thought that my Christmas wish contained a longing for a simpler life in nature. Or something like that. (For those who don’t know Walden, it is a semi-autobiographical book about living simply in nature.)

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