Buried: Part 1. You have forfeit your past, in the name of fruitless spending and mountains made of paper, dyed into colours that tell you how much you are worth. Uncovered: Part 2. Memories repressed, haunt your dreams. Haven't you learned yet? Wounds ignored, fester, infect, growing bacteria, occupying all life. Exhumed: Part 3. All… Continue reading Writing On Wednesdays #15 ‘A Case Against Willful Ignorance’
This is for someone as warm as the sun. For years now I’ve been desperately trying to curate myself into a garden. So far I’ve only managed a few weeds, one or two spring blooms that lived short, bright lives, before they died. I tend to the patches of earth, unreliably and clumsily. And sometimes… Continue reading Writing On Wednesdays #14: ‘Something To Give’
Home, crafts and creativity. Autumn is a beautiful time of year, where the change in weather, the leaves, the shorter days and longer nights catalyse a transformative psychological process in us, we reflect, look forward to the end of the year and to the start of a new one. This time of year has been… Continue reading Autumn Things: Part 1.
EMMA. For the second installment of this blog post series I spent an afternoon chatting, laughing, catching up and sharing spooky stories with someone who had an equally weird childhood as my own, my friend, Emma. The first post for this series focused on Annie, who's opinions are very different and undecided, Emma, however is,… Continue reading Speaking Above The Torch #2
INTRODUCTION. This blogpost series comes from my sustained interest, fascination and obsession with all things unexplainable, supernatural and weird. These posts will follow the following layout: -A brief introduction to the person/s and stories in focus. -Up to three stories from that person/s. - A short interview followed by my thoughts on the topic, possible… Continue reading Introduction to ‘Speaking Above The Torch.’
From a short distance it looked like an installation. Someones forgotten works, from long ago, a hollow frontage, a canvas for some kids to tell a story on. The windows, once openings to gaze through, were filled in, replacements, clumsy and childlike were scrawled over the boards. Some had plants on the windowsill, another had… Continue reading Writing on Wednesdays #7
Just as a little preface to this weeks Writing on Wednesdays... The little piece of prose is about a weird experience I had when I was a young teenager that has always stayed with me as entirely unexplainable and weird. In the same vain as of this Saturday I am going to be starting a… Continue reading Announcement! Interested In Ghost Stories?
Before I get into the bulk of this post, just a forewarning that yes I will be talking about what I was up to in London on the 21st of March and on the 22nd of March, the day of the attack at Westminster. I will not be discussing this matter, not because I am… Continue reading Adventures in Moominland and meeting in London.
When I was around two/three and had just started talking with more than two words I mentioned to my mum - whilst we were doing something very menial - that I had another mummy, a mummy before her. From the age of three to six I would randomly and without any encouragement or embellishment, talk… Continue reading Dimensions, The OA and being the ‘weird kid’.
So a lot has happened since I last updated this blog. Here's the short version: I completed my third and final year of university in York. This included my finishing of my precious baby, my dissertation...Which I got a 1st for!!! *distant cheers heard in the background likening to a live audience comedy show* I… Continue reading Fighting writers block.