FOMO? What is FOMO? Some kind of Japanese soup? No it is not (although I'm sure I could have had you fooled). This is in fact an acronym that has gained frequent usage in my life recently...FOMO, Aka
I've never seen Forrest Gump, but his insight into the metaphorical value of chocolate boxes has me both intrigued and inspired. This inspiration particularly grew in my mind as I spent my 'pre-Christmas build-up' living away from my family for the first time. Homesickness and spending a little too much time thinking about present buying melted together into some deep thought this December...
What is your favourite Christmas song? Chances are you have about 50, there are just too many to choose from that evoke merry memories of champagne popping and present shopping.
As much as I love to join the flurry of pre-christmas consumerism to the angelic voice of Justin Bieber's Mistletoe, there really is only one Christmas Carol(e) that I can truly shop along with...Ladies and gentlemen: My mother.
Apparently at uni, 'tis the season to be revising. The books are out, the stress is on and Christmas is just around the corner. The will to feel okay about being loaded with exams is far from present. Is it some kind of right of passage to earn my Christmas break?
Take a sip from the cup of my mind, and let the thoughts brew...