A Strained Relationship

Content note: this piece discusses alcohol consumption, binge drinking, intoxication, and trauma. It also briefly describes sexual assault. I have a strained relationship with alcohol. I don’t really drink except when I do. Throughout my twenties, drinking gradually evolved from an enjoyable activity to one I’m rather afraid of. There have been too many nightsContinue reading “A Strained Relationship”

A Magical Rollercoaster of a Night

Content note: the following piece contains descriptions of drinking and intoxication. We arrive at the hostel, unpack our things, and head to the bar. We’ve been travelling all day and have steam to blow off. My companion and I open the menus and are met with a variety of overpriced cocktails. We each order somethingContinue reading “A Magical Rollercoaster of a Night”