Category: Stories

Stories is a long-running category – as of writing this, there are 110 posts in this category. Individual posts in this category generally tell an individual story, and the story could be old or new, but more importantly, is true. I sometimes write about funny things that happened when I was younger (many of these will pop up), some things that may have happened recently, or my experiences with certain things. There is a subcategory of Stories called Things I Miss, where I write about various things I have missed from my childhood or from days gone by, and most of the time, they do tell stories of some sort.

The Stories category was present even on blogs I owned before Hey Georgie, but was often meshed with a category I used to have called idiots, which detailed annoying encounters with people on public transport.

Last year, for International Women’s Day, I published a blog post with the title “Women don’t think they’re better than anyone. They just want to be respected”. This year I write about a quality that everyone should have and that should never be underestimated: passion.

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We’re often no strangers to tough times. We’ve all got a story behind the smiles we wear, and we try to stop ourselves from judging people when we have no idea what their story is. In this letter, I reflect on a more difficult time in my past.

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I stumbled upon a stamp marker at home and it reminded me of how much I really liked them when I was a kid. I loved getting creative with them, though I have no idea how popular they are now…

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If you went to school, and remember primary or elementary school, you probably remember having a compartment under your desk to store your books and stationery. Did you keep yours neat? Was yours messy? Did you hide things in it?

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