18 Things I’ve Learnt In 2018

Instead of making new year resolutions, I decided to put my list making urges to a different (less pressure inducing) purpose. Here are 18 things I've learnt in 2018. Many of these are writing, reading and poetry related but there's also a fair few cancer related ones. That's just the way it goes sometimes. Audiobooks … Continue reading 18 Things I’ve Learnt In 2018

My Exeter Bucket List

When I moved to Devon in September 2016 to start my Creative Writing MA at Exeter University, one of the things I was most looking forward to was living near the sea. The sea is a huge source of inspiration for me. In fact, looking back at all my writing projects, I'm unsure if it … Continue reading My Exeter Bucket List

What Makes A Writer?

Debating "what makes a writer?" and "who is allowed to call themselvesย a writer?" used to take up a fair bit of my time. I loved to write, had been writing for years and daydreamed about publication. But I didn't feel like a writer. The vocation felt distant, far away. Today, things are a lot simpler. … Continue reading What Makes A Writer?

Are big brands making our experiences generic?

I'll skip the long winded introduction about the age we live in and the way in which huge multinational chains dominate and permeate every part of our modern lives. We all know this already. We know that supporting local companies is a dying effort. We know that a lot of big brands are unethical. But … Continue reading Are big brands making our experiences generic?