As the lecturer rambles on about Pearson’s R correlation, information that I know I should be paying attention too, I cannot inhibit my imagination. My mind swiftly drifts from focussed to unfocussed and I am lost within my own head. … Continue reading
As the train trundled along the old, rusty track, I gaze outside the window. The morning sun pierced through the clouds, illuminating the high rolling hills in a soft, warm yellow. I fixated on the mountains grandeur in utter amazement. I followed the bumpy outline of the mountain to the summit, a peak that kissed the now fresh, colourful rainbow that had ignited the sky. Years it must have taken for them to become what they are, to stand so magnificently, so proud. My mind wandered, as it often does. Amongst the tall fine strands of springs wild grass, fluttered a sparrow which darted with purpose into the calm sky. I found myself wondering where it was going, if the sparrow itself knew its destination. My eyes tracked the bird’s precise movements through the crisp morning air, watching in fascination as it danced in the sunlight. I was captivated by its freedom and elegance. Inside the coach, a sharp shiver trickled down my spine from the icy air conditioning situated above. The coach was small and cramped, the seats uncomfortable. Cheers, ScotRail. I felt suffocated, trapped within the confinements of the four bleak walls. The train continued to shuffle, at a slow agonising pace. I just wanted to arrive.
Or did I?
Unlike a road, or a plane, or a bus, or a boat, there was no flexibility, no room for change. There was only one track. One direction. And I suddenly found myself questioning whether this was the direction I wanted to go in.
First of all, take a look at my friends, and if you smile – my point is proved! (I will never forget the sound of their laughter) ‘Infectious’, the very word screams negative connotations of illness, pain and fear. But … Continue reading
“You have brains in your head, feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself in any direction you choose.” – Dr Seuss
His dark chocolate eyes stare deep into mine, As he twists my hair so delicately and fine, As his warm fluttering heart beats against my chest, This is a moment I can call the best. As his cute little laugh … Continue reading
Hello, I’m Emma Gillespie and thank you for taking the time, To read my cover letter that I’ve put into a Rhyme, Inspire, dream and adventure are my three favourite words, After I watch a Disney film, I feel like … Continue reading