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The Double Chapter: Hospital Visits & NYE

April 24, 2017


Hospital visits. In December my Mum got sick. It worsened towards New Year, and I sprung a surprise visit on her in hospital, which in turn surprised me. Her ward was full with 4 very sick ladies who were in advanced stages of liver disease. One died whilst she was in that ward. Two others […]

Chapter 4. Friendships & Acquaintances

April 22, 2017


Friendship & Acquaintances. Friends come and go, some people come in and out of your life, and some stick around forever. Either way, when the people who matter to you drop off the radar or treat you in a way that suggests that they don’t hold that friendship as dear as you might, then it […]

Chapter 3. My first University lecture.

April 21, 2017


My first University lecture. In the same week as Death and Micro Romance, I delivered my first student lectures at a university in London. It was exhilarating, I enjoyed the classroom setting, I was nervous as hell, grieving but trying not to, anxious and well, a bit down and tired. I was having a stressful […]

Being the best version of you

October 10, 2014


Have you ever thought someone came into your life to help make you a better person? I have one such friend, who I think has played a major role in my journey to being just that. I saw him the other day. First time in a year. Was intense, but not in the way it […]

Social cleansing… is clearing out the dead wood on facebook going to help?

December 20, 2013


I just work up, it’s 6am and I can’t get back to sleep. I’m trying to approach this mind-spin mindfully, but for the first time in a long time I can’t seem to control the spread of thoughts in my head. They’re filling me up from ear to ear with negativity, paranoia, frustration, repeated questions […]