Today my friend Phuong and I got into our best dresses, slapped on our boldest lipstick, popped open a bottle of cheap champagne, and sat down to watch the Oscars live stream.
My ma ain’t feelin so good so I made her a ballin’ dinner. I said ‘Don’t worry ma, you carried me for nine months, I’ll make you a falafel pizza.’
Planning A Novel
I lived in China for a year in 2011 and while I was there I started planning to write my first novel. The story began as one thing, and shifted and squirmed around in my headbrain for a month or so, then in the middle of Winter every afternoon for almost a month I would walk to the local Jinan McDonalds, order an 美式咖啡 (Americano)and plan it out. I know it was anti-social and I should have been…
Clerkship Day 15 - My tips for a law clerkship
Writing this feels a little uncomfortable because I still don’t know if I’ll be offered a graduate position or not. That phone call comes in 10 days and I’m trying not to think about it too much. I first started writing about my clerkship because I liked the idea of demystifying the whole top-tier clerkship process. I remember wishing that I could read about someone else’s experience before I…
Tired of not being able to find cool jewellery that I can wear to court/firm office - decided to make my own. Post up soon on http://poiseonarrows.com
I almost made it to the end of my clerkship without doing anything embarrassing. Damn you, Asos!
Clerkship Day 13 - Learning Lessons
Clerkship Day 13 – Learning Lessons
After today, there are two days left. Serious reflection has begun. I’m sitting in my office, sipping my coffee, flipping through the pages of my schedule for the day. Damn. Busy.
- Work for one partner and one senior associate.
- Coffee catchup with current…
Clerkship Day 12 - Best. Ever. Compliment
This afternoon I was walking past a partner’s office, and she called me in to compliment me on what…
Clerkship Day 11 - Monday Bloody Final Monday
Monday was brutal for a few different reasons. Firstly, because it was a Monday. Secondly, because it was the beginning of the final week, and I began to feel panicked that it was all coming to an end and I hadn’t done enough. Thirdly, because we had a…
Ahhh dearest Dakabin Tip Shop,
I’m sorry I doubted the legitimacy of your wares and scoffed at your rural patrons. You have given me the most beautiful gift any 22 yo girl could hope for - vintage high-speed roller skates in perfect condition and my size. It is truly a beautiful life.
Clerkship Day 10 – The Infamous Xmas Lunch