Author — Hilary Beattie

Author Archive: Hilary Beattie

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12/10/14

The Sorting Hat opens its mouth, and weeks and months and YEARS of great chat follow. “Karen, you are such a Slytherin!” “As if, Karen! I am totally a Gryffindor. I’m basically Hermione Granger.” “Then again, Karen, you’re pretty smart. You could be a Ravenclaw.” You know what I mean. You’ve heard it before. You are Karen. (We are all Karen.)

05/10/14

This weird alphabet thing is me trying to reiterate that it’s something to be open to, should you find yourself in more than just a low point.

25/05/14

Do you ever get anxious and stressed and avoid thinking about things because you don’t know that much about them and you’ll never be an expert so why bother?

04/05/14

Sick of hearing your mates’ weed stories? So’s Hilary.

14/10/13

I think they’re just Scooby-Doo saying ‘Egrets’, and I want to debunk their mystique right heron now.

14/10/13

Trophies and ribbons mean nothing on your deathbed.

07/10/13

When you’re with people, give them your full attention. Be available to them.

30/09/13

Law students have always been so quiet on study stress!

09/09/13

In a liberating and altogether new experience for both me and the reader, let me try and explain to you (read: justify to myself) how I went from being ignorant and identifying as right-wing to just being ignorant.