Amsterdam’s Alright But…

To many English people The Netherlands is nothing more than a budget flight to Amsterdam for prostitutes and cannabis. Needless to say the city has faaaar more to offer than this, rich in culture and history with endless museums and galleries. BUT... after spending a year in this wonderful country, I decided Amsterdam just doesn't... Continue Reading →

bad luck and worse

I wrote a poem- enjoyyy! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I carved your epitaph into our grandest gasp Which broke into waves through arteries and veins. Anatomically correct. I dissect the remains. Rearrange your DNA and Do not age. Happiness is a state of mind but now you're gone My mind is just a state. Love is not enough,... Continue Reading →

My floating existence

You know that feeling where days intertwine and weeks fall away beneath your feet? This is my life right now. I've floated through the last month, reading books, going to work and sleeping. My life is usually an endless countdown calendar, wherein there's an event I'm looking forward to- it comes and goes- and I... Continue Reading →

Is it hard to be male?

Oh, what a scary time to be a male.. right? Wrong. As a male who understands and appreciates consent, I have absolutely no fear in the #metoo movement, I regard myself as feminist and I'm pretty well read on gender theory etc.- it's absolutely time for sexual harassment to be stamped out in all aspects.... Continue Reading →

The Radical Act of Feeling Happy

Somewhere along the way, we privileged, first-world people, decided we wanted more. The American dream, which promises anyone can achieve anything, married capitalism, spread around the globe, and birthed a generation of people who would willingly work themselves to death. When we want we aren't content, and so happiness has become a radical act- to... Continue Reading →

What I’ve Been Reading

Another What I've Been Reading, wooo! I've really enjoyed reading since finishing a degree in Literature- I've rekindled the kindle love (I actually read paperbacks but shh.) SO, without further ado.. Perfidious Albion- Sam Byers They say never judge a book by its cover but that's exactly what I did with this one. It's v... Continue Reading →

600 Followers!

After a three month blog break I've come back and after two posts have managed to hit 600 followers! THANK YOU FOR FOLLOWING ME! It's appreciated more than you know- numbers give me validation in the most depressing way possible. I live for the statistics. (somewhat joking). Next stop- 1000! Stay with me for the... Continue Reading →

Bratislava in 2 Days!

After my first six weeks of full time employment I was g a g g i n g for a getaway, so sent a text out asking if anyone else was game. I got a response saying 'quite fancy Bratislava' and the rest was history. We flew in early, had two nights there and then out... Continue Reading →

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