Dear Zoe, I know you feel helplessly alone and confused at the moment. Secondary school has been completely overwhelming for … More Zoe McCormack – A letter to my sixteen year old self
“There is so much I want to tell you about the years that are to come and the decisions you will make. I respect every decision that you have made, and those choices have made me the person I am today. “
You’re Not Special.
Dear Clíona, I am writing to you as a slightly older, supposed to be wiser, version of you. I would like to tell you that I have figured it all out and that I now have all the answers to questions such as why people treat you differently, what should you say to deal with all embarrassing situations and how to make the right decision every time but sadly I don’t! I am still learning and think I will be for a long time.
Hi Shelly, I know the year of your sweet sixteenth hasn’t been what you thought it would be. Spending the best part of the summer in hospital is never ideal. I’m happy to let you know that there is light at the end of the tunnel.