I’m sorry. I’ve been missing for almost 2 weeks. I am really struggling to get back into the swing of blogging and I’m at that stage of doubting whether anybody ever reads my writing. I don’t write for other people though really, I write for me. I want to become a better writer and I want to get used to writing a lot about myself and music mostly and if nobody reads it then that’s fine. If a lot of people read it that’s brilliant. Y’know? I’ll be writing a more personal post this week at some point but for now on to my new feature. I’m not sure if it’ll be weekly or monthly but it’ll probably actually work out unlike old features I’ve had.
I spend a LOT of time online. I grew up with the internet, I absolutely love it. I won’t even pretend I slightly resent it, I don’t. I just love it. I find funny, motivational, interesting and downright strange things on here all the time and it seems a waste to not share them. It’ll sometimes be serious articles that have made me think but usually, I hope, it’ll be interesting and funny. There might be some cats thrown in as well but maybe not. Surely we all know how to find cute cat videos now?
Without further ado:
In this article, CNN correspondent Lizzie O’Leary speaks about leaving her job to fight Endometriosis. This article is important not only because she’s been brave enough to speak about an illness that is very intimate but because she’s raising awareness of Endometriosis and she’s spreading the word that Endometriosis can happen at any age after her symptoms were ignored for 20 years. Mine were ignored for half that time and it really struck a chord with me knowing how many women are treated as hysterical or overreacting.
Duolingo is a free service that helps you learn languages with your friends while simultaneously contributing to translate real-world content from the Web.
We’re a team of computer scientists, designers, and language specialists creating tools to empower language learners.
I’m a big sucker for languages, Spanish and English were my specialties in school as well as music and this website has reignited my love for learning them. The course helps you every step along the way from learning between male and female words to pronunciation (it actually records your voice and tells you if it was okay!). Best of all it is actually free, not for a limited time, not with ties, it’s just free. Which is wonderful because I’m poor.
Tweet of the Week
I am very particular about which tweets I favourite. I won’t use it to just acknowledge a response. I favourite tweets I want to go back to when I’m at a computer (ones that have articles I’d be interested in, for example) or, and for the most part, I favourite tweets that have made me laugh so much I have thought it’s worth saving so I can go back to it at some point. I do this a few times a day, I follow some excellent people. Anyway, this week’s Tweet of the Week goes to:
You may remember Chloe Papas infamous review of Chris Brown in which she gave him ‘no stars. ever.’ Well, like most of the internet, that made me fall in love with her and I’ve followed her on Twitter ever since. This is one of her many, many gems. Follow her here.
And finally, the strange.
How amazingly pointless is that!? I am so happy I found this piece and for more information and AMAZING pictures click here