Secondary School.

I hated secondary school. Everything about it. I hated the rules, because I thought that they were futile; how does wearing nail varnish or blue eye shadow affect my ability to learn? I hated the 'pasta king' that they served in the canteen, which consisted of mushy pieces of penne floating in a weepy tomato [...]

Building a fortress.

In times of danger, we look for shelter. Intuition kicks in and we find the means to protect ourselves. Perhaps we hide beneath things or build a fort, putting a barrier between us and the potential danger. I had not noticed how many years I'd spent building such a shelter. A place in which the [...]

YOU .

*SPOILER ALERT* If you have not watched this series (1&2) I will spoil everything. I've just finished watching the series 'YOU' on Netflix, and it's left me feeling a little unsettled. Surprisingly, not because of the various limbs that get minced by a meat grinder, or the endless women who get their throats slashed or [...]

Love without forgiveness.

I want to talk about love. There is a tendancy, in our awakened, liberated, self-loving society, to remove forgiveness from loving. This is not to say that advances in dismissing love which does more harm than good is not an incredible sign of progression. People realising that they deserve the cake not just the crumbs, [...]