There are some blogs that I write that come like a swift thought. Others take months to fester inside me until I can find the words to give the subject justice. This one is one of those. It's about people-pleasing. It's about painful situations and more than anything, it's about staying true and hopeful in … Continue reading The Moment I Stopped Trying To Be Someone I Wasn’t.
As I finished Ruby Dhal's latest poetry collection (My Hope For Tomorrow), I was on the Gatwick Express from Brighton to London Victoria. It was late at night and I had just been to see a friend's gig. Life was looking up and I had been reflecting quite regularly upon the changes that have … Continue reading My Hope For Tomorrow – Ruby Dhal | A Book Review
The Beginning of the Escape Since falling in love with Colin Firth's storyline in Love Actually, where he escapes to the French countryside to write, I have always wanted to do something similar. I can't remember now if I actually watched that film immediately after it was released, but for as long as I can … Continue reading A Writers Escape To The French Riviera – Part 1
Since practically the dawn of time, people have debated the best ways to write, and best environmental factors to include or exclude. Many people write with music, many people write without, some even write with just classical music without any vocals. Is there actually an answer to which is better?
We're finding new ways to define it, to cope with it, to lessen its impact and by extension make it easier to cope with.