Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Shyness is nice...

Sometimes I miss being a six year old. At six, I never worried about what people thought of my appearance or personality, and I could quite easily enter a room of six year olds and talk to each and every one of them. Of course, I couldn't buy my own clothes or biscuits, but it's that easiness of friendship that I miss.

I have mentioned before that I have few friends where I live. Don't take pity (or click off the page, I'm not a total loser) but my closest friends in this little town in Somerset are my driving instructor and his wife. They're people we knew before we moved (they're family friends on Joe's side) and they're roughly ten years older than us. Whilst their company is great, they're often busy when we're free and we don't get to see them enough. My next closest friends are my uni friends, but they're a 90 minute £12 train journey away. I love them to pieces, but their evenings consist of getting drunk or spending their wages on beautiful clothes, whereas mine are spent ushering Dylan to bed and trying to tidy up endless bricks of Lego.

This is mostly why the majority of my friends live online. In my pocket and on my iPad. I sometimes worry that I moan and whine too much on twitter, or in blogposts, but then I remember that these are my friends. You rant at your friends, and they either offer advice or wine. Of course, this might be virtual wine, but in that moment if need, it helps. I wish I had friends who were closer but sometimes the best people live a few hundred miles away. I'm not sure if I've wrote a post like this before, but today I really felt like I needed to remind myself of the friends I can't see every day.

Thanks for being there for me, guys. Who's up for a blogger sleepover when I finally build my spare bed?


  1. Awww Chels! I hope things look up soon! I'm totally game for a sleep over when you get a spare bed! Haha. You know me forever wanting to escape! Also this post has The Smiths stuck in my head! Thanks haha.
    Kloe xx

  2. Some days you've just got to get it out of your face and onto a page.
    I have your address, I could send real wine!! I won't pop round though, that might be weird. Unless....
    Awkward virtual hugs to you
    M x

  3. You're definitely welcome! :D xx

  4. You don't have my new address, Michelle! Maybe we can become awesome pen pals or something :) x

  5. Thank you Rhi! People online are definitely the best kind of people (except trolls, obvs) x


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