Writing on Wednesdays #4 

You are a small village, located in the south of England. Secluded, safe, you can't see into the shadows. We are in the shadows, behind the tree line, we are the wolves, red on our lips, we are hungry and it's your blood we're after.

Rupi Kaur’s ‘Milk and Honey’: The Poetry of Bravery.

Just over a month ago I read, all in one sitting, Rupi Kaur's 'Milk and Honey' collection of poetry. Nowadays, in the mass production culture of crime thriller's and holiday reads, poetry collections rarely get a look in. However for over a year I had been seeing the same images, compact beautiful poetry, simple line… Continue reading Rupi Kaur’s ‘Milk and Honey’: The Poetry of Bravery.

On The UK General Election a Week Today. 

Choices are a part of our lives every day.We cross the road, we decide to follow one path instead of another. Consequently our world forms and is built around that choice. Our reality moulds around it. Choices have the ability to create worlds. Right now there are people who have had their choices taken away… Continue reading On The UK General Election a Week Today. 

Writing on Wednesdays #3

*WARNING: this short story has some sensitive content that may trigger/upset some readers* When June was 7 she decided to run away. The month was June and she knew it was time, because June was her name and June was the month. On the first of June, she collected her most important items in a… Continue reading Writing on Wednesdays #3

Discovering Durham: aka The Cutest Place in The North.

Myself and my good friend, Annie (also work colleague check out her Insta here) have itchy travel feet at the moment, something I've been feeling since returning from Budapest in November last year. So, to satiate the need a little we decided to take a day trip to somewhere in the UK and the North… Continue reading Discovering Durham: aka The Cutest Place in The North.

Change of scheduled weekly post this weekend.

You might have noticed that I didn't post Writing on Wednesdays this week, and that is because I have been busy spending my time off this week doing cool things! So, this Saturday I will be posting/blogging about my trip to Durham with my friend Annie, pushing back the post on Rupi Kaur's 'Milk and… Continue reading Change of scheduled weekly post this weekend.

Self-care Days: A Lesson In How to Be Kind to Yourself. 

When you're working a fair amount it can be really easy to let days off disappear into a blur of lethargy and laziness. BUT, as I mentioned briefly in my New Years post, this year I made an aim to make more use of my time, in any way that benefits my life, look after… Continue reading Self-care Days: A Lesson In How to Be Kind to Yourself. 

Writing on Wednesdays #2 

From the one you throw stones at when I sit on your garden wall.   Hi from the street. This is my kingdom. The trash laden back alleys, full of forgotten toys, thrown away by children who got something better last year for Christmas. Once I might have had a home, a vague memory of somewhere,… Continue reading Writing on Wednesdays #2 

The Healing Properties of Poetry.

Like any good remedy, the writing of poetry can be one of the most natural processes in which you can release, express and work through hard times and emotions that would otherwise go unsaid. From the ages of 16 to 19 I, like many others the same age, was living with pretty severe depression, anxiety… Continue reading The Healing Properties of Poetry.