I often feel slightly disingenuous by only showing you the tiny details of what it’s like to be a writer. Today I’m going to counterbalance that by telling you what it’s actually like. Buckle up people and let me take you on a mediocre journey that you’ll no doubt soon forget. 8 a.m. I wake … More A Day In The Life Of A Struggling Writer
“The crucial thing is to keep going. Artists appear glamorous and blessedly detached but in reality they are tenacious grafters; they are proverbial dogs with bones. They are still out there gnawing away long after most of us would have given up and gone home.” – Will Gompertz, Think Like An Artist It had been … More When Should You Stop Chasing Your Dream?
It hit home that I’m a fully fledged adult a few days ago when my friend Sophia gave me a ring and asked what I was up to. I found myself reply “I’m just off to buy some fabric softener mate.” And then BOOM. Like a frisbee to the head, it hit me. There’s no … More An Official Goodbye To My Younger Self.
Although “self care” and “self love” are pretty big buzzwords at the moment, something about this feels different. I love the idea that it doesn’t matter if you’re shacked up or single, planning things for your own pleasure and making yourself feel cherished reminds us what romance truly means. … More Romancing Myself
I’m realising as I get older that Diaries are pretty important things to keep. Visiting the Frida Kahlo exhibition at The V&A inspired me to pick up me pen and make another attempt at journaling. … More Small Fish. Big Pond
“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” – Lewis Carroll For a long time, I remember feeling resentful when my parents told me that we were leaving the bright lights of the city in exchange for fields, nothing being open past 5 o’clock and long waits in traffic because … More Wisteria Lane
We often spend so much time encapsulated in our own journeys without even realising that there are over seven billion individuals, living their own narrative, dealing with their own successes and their own relationships. My fascination with people and their stories led me to create “Voices That Need To Be Heard”. I want to speak to … More Voices That Need To Be Heard: A Conversation with Writer Sylvie Nickels