I was in secondary school when I realised that I have a knack for the written word. My professor of Croatian language used to single out my essays as an example of good writing. I would look at her in disbelief, sitting in my chair, hiding behind a pile of books borrowed at the library and wondering: What is she talking about?! It didn’t take long … Continue reading How many dreams have been crushed because of the “what will people say” syndrome?
Sometimes before I go to bed, I braid my hair, so it’s curly the next day. Usually, I don’t achieve what I had desired because, thanks to my dry hair, all that is not carefully styled, results in a messy appearance, and I look as if instead of a hair I have a pile of hay on my head. But I still braid my hair. … Continue reading Sometimes to give up means not to give up on what we truly are