My heart is messier than my room There might be clothes lying around. With memories of where I wore them and who took them off. The red dress is lying on the floor. It’s a wardrobe of its own. It’s a reminder that I put up a front of confidence. It tells you I know… Continue reading How messy are you?
Content warning: rape I just finished Asking for it by Louise O’Neill and I’m broken. I’m shattered in a million pieces and I don’t know if this is the right time to try to write something relevant, but I’ll try. Asking for it is the story of Emma O’Donovan, a teenager who finds herself on her… Continue reading Asking for it by Louise O’Neill | Book review
Happy 2016, everyone! It’s a new year, it’s a new day and we’re all setting new goals and raising our expectations high for our lives and projects. I’ll admit it – I’ve been a bit stuck lately. I think it has to do with focus in the new year and the end of a pretty… Continue reading Millennial
We believe that we can change the things round us in accordance with our desires – Marcel Proust, In search of lost time What do you want from this world? What do you want to give it and what do you expect it to give to you? We want to change people, situations, ideas… Continue reading Advice from my past self
We’ve been having some great conversations on mental health on the radio lately and it’s made me think quite a lot about different aspects of how we talk about it. I think the easiest when talking about mental health is to base your thoughts on your personal experience and the experience of those who you… Continue reading Mental health and immigration
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about self-publishing and how easy it is to get off your bum and actually put your work out there lately. Also, the power of social media to get an author known and what’s stopping more people gaining more followers online. This started a couple of months ago when Ujima… Continue reading Self-publishing, local authors and getting your foot in the door
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about big decisions. Moving to a new place. Starting over. Meeting new people and starting new friendships. We’re all scared when it comes to the things we have to create ourselves, be there from the beginning and being conscious that we’re doing it. Most people choose the easy road… Continue reading What’s your story?