Bote: German for Messenger. I woke early one morning, sprung out of sleep by something unknown. My bedroom was freezing cold, like a window had been left open all day and into the night, the cold winter air filling the room like smoke. But, the window was closed and had been all day. I blinked… Continue reading Writing on Wednesdays #11
I mentioned in my apology post from Thursday, I have recently moved! After a series of unplanned and unforseen events unfolded 2/3 months ago, myself and my boyfriend, Jordan ended up looking for a place for just the two of us. It was all very stressful at first and we only had a month to… Continue reading Writing on Wednesdays # 8: New House, New Leaf and All That Jazz.
As you may (or may not, who am I kidding) have noticed, I've been off-grid on here and my writing Instagram for quite some time. I'm not going to drag out the ins and outs of why, but basically only just last week a very very stressful period of my life, or the past 2… Continue reading An Apology/Explanation.
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?
'From the National Radio Alliance and Minnow Beats Whale, it's The Black Tapes Podcast, I'm Alex Reagan.' And just like that and with the first 'I'M DOING IT AGAIN' I fell in love...With Alex (haha). But in all seriousness, and 'full disclosure, I love ghost stories' so this podcast is as they say, just my… Continue reading Oh My Lord Here’s a Just Reward: The Black Tapes Podcast and The Never Ending Fascination With The Darkness In Theology and Mythology.
Firstly, tonight I will be posting the Rupi Kaur 'Milk and Honey' review. 17th of June: Escaping to the Countryside - a post on another trip myself and Jordan took into the North Yorkshire countryside. 24th of June: Meeting Alan Lee - last week myself and Jordan went back to Hull, UK, where my mum… Continue reading Upcoming Posts: The Next Three Weeks. *EDIT*
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.
*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