upandrunaway

musings on life and dreams and everything in between

Category: Journal

Lost Love Letter

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I’ve found a great way of saying goodbye to an old love is writing them a letter. I’ve never sent one though, it’s just a good way of reaching closure when the person is no longer a part of my life. So here it is, farewell…

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Positive Intentions

 

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Here’s a list I made recently of the things I still want to do in my life (or say, the not-so-far future!). Read the rest of this entry »

Too Good to Be True

Somehow, I’m always searching for pain. I’m hooked on it.

I’m looking for someone to uncover the layers of pain inside me, like a teacher who will guide me through it. 

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Taking Chances

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In 12 days I’ll be going on holidays in Istanbul, Turkey. For almost three weeks.

The last time I’ve been there was almost eight months ago, after I finished my exchange programme as a student.

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While napping today, I thought of this image, that life is like reading a book. You try to understand the plot and the characters involved, you like some parts better than others, and just when it seems like you got your happy ending, you find yourself at a time of crisis. The thing is that you have to keep on reading until there are no pages left. Don’t get caught up with characters who disappear without warning or chapters that end sooner than you wanted them to. Because eventually, when you’re finished reading, you’ll realise that you had a great time overall and that everything made perfect sense as a part of your story.