“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.
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
“I’m an individual, and I feel how I feel when I feel it.” – Hannah Horvath, Girls Although it has taken me a while to finally get round to penning this post (procrastinate? me? how dare you), the topic has been playing on my mind continuously. To me, that means it is probably a subject worth … More Embrace Being A Deep Thinker
I’ve been pretty open about the fact that feeling a loss of control when it comes to life has been my most dominant emotion these past few weeks. Having said that, I feel as though I may be getting my mojo back! Finally! Whether it has been as a result of the weather, hormones or … More A Few Things That Are Helping Me Get My Mojo Back
“I used to think I was the strangest person in the world but then I thought there are so many people in the world, there must be someone just like me who feels bizarre and flawed in the same ways I do. I would imagine her, and imagine that she must be out there thinking … More My Mind Is A Bit Of A Mess
“The thing that you are most afraid to write. Write that.” – Nayyirah Waheed, Advice To Young Writers I had been staring at that glass of water for what felt like an absolute lifetime. A few seconds beforehand, we had been discussing a particular part of the world that was experiencing an unimaginable drought. “Why did I deserve water … More Living With OCD