• A note on one of my mothers

    You weren’t there. That’s just a a fact of life, not necessarily a blame. You were there for about 2 years, I’ve figured from the grains of truth in family stories. I uncovered…

  • Instagram Envy

    Have you ever been having a great day, feeling good about yourself, to then go on Instagram and it feels like a shadow’s starting to melt you away? I’ve been away from Instagram…

  • Our Love of Tea

    Out there in the real world, I’m known as a tea freak. Someone who likes their brew a little too much, and gets very defensive over how tea should be done. I thought…

  • The Struggles of Beginner Poet

    I started my writing course with an open mindset towards free verse. I end up writing a little everyday now, and some of it has been said to be good. It sounds like…

  • My love and hate for Open-Mic events

    I attended one yesterday: the celebration of the spoken word. I had been to many before, where I felt welcome and where, ultimatley, I grew. Living with my boyfriend now, and going to…

  • Back to Leicester and its Literature

    I have arrived back at De Montfort this week, and so I can finally delve back into appriciation of culture. The Everybody’s Reading Festival has started today and will carry on through the…