Tags » Expectations Vs Reality

Living in Scotland: Expectations vs. Reality


Expectation: Maybe it was just me, but when I was planning my initial move to Scotland as part of a hospitality degree internship, I envisioned working at an idyllic and historic location where I would be adopted as an honourary member of the aristocratic and idiosyncratic family of owners (I essentially wanted to be a sort of Canadian Lexie from the TV show… 849 more words

Oh Girl, You Can’t Play With That:

From a young age, kids get given toys to play with. They can be used in all manner of fashions from everything if not limited to the child’s imagination themselves. 742 more words

Young Adult

Expectations vs. Reality: Travel blogging

Hola mis amigos

On today’s episode of ‘Expectations vs Reality’, I will be spilling on some of the expectations I had before starting this blog. I had actually been thinking of starting this blog for a really long time and then one day I was riding on the high of the movie “The Greatest Showman” and I finally decided… Let’s do this and I set off to my laptop. 344 more words


Movie Reviews: 500 Days of Summer

Boy meets girl.

Boy falls in love with girl.

Girl breaks up with Boy.

We’ve seen this all before, but not quite in this non-linear way. 156 more words

Movie Reviews

Discussion: Expectations vs. Reality // Can Hype Ruin a Book?

A couple of weeks ago, I was talking with Teacher of YA (check out her blog it’s amazing) about how Select by Marit Weisenberg didn’t seem to get a lot of hype either before or after its release. 616 more words


Anime Valentine’s Day versus Reality

Yep. Good ol Saint Valentine’s feast day is coming up. It’s a day of love, friendship and… yeah, love and friendship, that’s it. 627 more words


A trip down memory lane

One clear constant in my life is music.

Whether I feel good, bad, lonely, excited or angry, I know I have a few songs I can listen to fitting or improving my mood. 973 more words