The Elusive Search for Anything

It’s a tricky decision choosing to share poetry. Do you send it out in to the world without context and hope it hits people in the right way? Do you publish with clauses and explanations so as not to offend anyone it may be influenced by? Some (most) of my poems are too raw, too … Continue reading The Elusive Search for Anything

Five Fiction Books from 2018

This has been a big year for me in the literary sense. I graduated from a degree in English Literature and was simultaneously filled with a sadness at not having a mountain of assigned texts to read and an excitement at being able to delve in to my shelves and read the books I'd been … Continue reading Five Fiction Books from 2018

How Friends Will Always Be There For the Twenty-Somethings

There’s been a lot of conversation about Friends lately. With its release to Netflix UK at the start of 2018, it has subsequently topped the most-streamed charts. In addition to its endless TV reruns and irresistible meme-ability, it’s unavoidable*. The conversations I’ve heard through culture podcasts like The High Low and seen in numerous articles focus … Continue reading How Friends Will Always Be There For the Twenty-Somethings

Musings on Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’

When I began writing this post, I didn’t know quite what it was I wanted to say about Yanagihara’s A Little Life. What I did know was that I wanted, if not needed, to say something. Anything. Anything that would encourage others to read it or open a discussion with those who had. Anything that … Continue reading Musings on Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’