My 2019 Travel Plans

Full time employment means saying bye to month long breaks and hello to 28 days leave a year, including bank holidays. I fully intend to make the most of every single hour. I've currently got a few trips booked- so I'll take you through them now! Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Ryanair recently did a flash sale … Continue reading My 2019 Travel Plans

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 Amsterdam’s Alright But…

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 bad luck and worse

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 My floating existence

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 Is it hard to be male?

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 The Radical Act of Feeling Happy

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 What I’ve Been Reading