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So... let's add a journal entry.

It's really interesting that the last entry was... approximately a year and a quarter ago; and boy have a lot of things happened to me since then. Well. Sort of. I think I've grown up a lot since then.

For one thing, I took an extra year of sixth form to take history, history of art and sociology and am now at university. I discovered my love of ancient history and then history proper. I discovered my love of podcasts and audio learning. I discovered better ways to work. I discovered more about my identity and understood more about past experiences. I made new friends who are being a really positive influence on my life. I discovered my limits with alcohol, and with personal boundaries. I felt freed by the university standard of essays. I moved to university and got to take control of my life. I started going to the gym to improve my fitness. I learned to row. I got into fruit tea. I got used to going to meals with friends. I made friends from at least six different countries. I got into Welcome to Night Vale. I learned how to write university essays. I experienced the wonder of university lectures and seminars. I had friends on my courses and experienced getting to talk to them about work. I began proof-reading for friends. I made my room a cave that I control. I matured my clothing to more of an academic, gender-neutral style. I became more comfortable in myself as a person and in society.

I haven't drawn much in that time, but I have doodled from time to time. Recently, I've felt like drawing. I brought my materials with me, so I just started drawing again; just for the sake of it. I've experimented with using my black pen recently and I'm really happy with it.

Contrast all that with the entry prior to this and - wow - I'm a completely different person in the sense that I am far, far happier in myself. I know a lot more about who I am. I have friends who care for me, and I for them. I've become an independent, more confident person, better at communicating with people and effectively arguing my ideas. I have a place in the world that I'm currently really happy with. It just shows that you can never know how life will turn out.

So... there you go. Life update =)
  • Mood: Content
  • Listening to: Command & Conquer: Generals soundtrack
  • Reading: Human remains research
  • Drinking: Red bull/Coke

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Abbie
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
United Kingdom
Hey there.

Okay, me...
My main interests have to be music and drawing. I'm a clarinettist, saxophonist and drummer mainly and my favourite band's GNR. I do traditional drawings, usually of faces. I also love Doctor Who. I'm an INTP (my Jung/MBTI personality type).

I pretty much just post journals nowadays. I draw occasionally but infrequently.

Favourite genre of music: Rock N' Roll, GnR style. Gritty, Bluesy Rock and Heavy Metal.

Personal Quote: "My mind is my greatest distraction." Found it on some forum.

Favourite Song: Estranged. It just is. It feels like an integral part of me and I love it almost entirely.

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Thanks! =)
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