You would think I’d have had enough. All of the assignments, the lectures, the stress. Yet, I have spent all day waiting for 5pm. Not for the rest or the break away from work, but for writing. The relief of knowing I no longer have restrictions placed on my writing to be academic, to be … Continue reading The Freedom of Truth
There is a sigh of relief, The last of 3500 words, The last assignment, The end of a long 3 years. A breath of fresh air fills the lungs, Time for a quick rest, Time for me, Time to write.
It is now, in our 30th yearThat I wonder What was any of it but just tiny little mistakes and miscommunication...? The thoughts still run through my mind: was it me? Was there any other option? A messed up teenager and her friend: the end... And it really was, wasn't it? The end. And it … Continue reading 30th Year
Every year, on this day I think of the time that I ate so many pancakes I was fit to burst. I remember your amazed faces as I sat and ate my 7th in a row and I remember the joy and excitement that you had about the day itself. I remember and I feel. … Continue reading Shrove Tuesday
I have always loved writing, loved words, loved watching films and TV and getting taken away by the people living within them. The feeling of being engrossed, the feeling of excitement, of butterflies... I love it all. Tonight, as I sit here with my YouTube playlist automatically playing in the background, a familiar video appears... … Continue reading In These Times of Uncertainty
Changes will ensure neither autism nor learning disabilities are grounds for detention under the actReforms to the Mental Health Act will help tackle the disproportionate number of black people sectioned, the government has announced.Black people are more than four times more likely to be detained under the act and more than 10 times more likely…Mental … Continue reading Mental Health Act reforms aim to tackle high rate of black people sectioned
With all the well wishes and all of the "Happy New Year" messages that came flooding in, full of hope for a better year... I made two promises to myself: Drink more water (juice) and find ways to remain calm. So far, so good. My 'promises' are not ones which can be taken away from … Continue reading New Year – New Lockdown
She no longer exists. Just like the person she probably misses no longer exists in you. Maybe it's the memories you miss. Not the person.
"Once I stopped worrying so much about pleasing others, once I decided to let myself off the hook, I realised I could fly." "But here's the secret: the lows don't last any longer than the highs do." "In the meantime, perform every job as though you're being well paid... Respect yourself and your work as … Continue reading In Conclusion, Don’t Worry About It
They say you know who is true when life gets hard. The ones who stand forward are the ones who have always been there.. But sometimes, it's the ones you least expect. Not because you misjudged their character or their morals But because they maybe aren't with you in your every day lives. All of … Continue reading That Village