Conversations With Friends – Sally Rooney | A Book Review

I must admit, when I opened the book and noticed the lack of quotation marks when it came to the characters dialogue, it completely threw me. What threw me more, however, was how easily I could still distinguish paragraph from dialogue as if the quotation marks were there the whole time. There's not much to … Continue reading Conversations With Friends – Sally Rooney | A Book Review

Letting Go and Holding On – The Thin Line

First of all my plan for content on this blog is to write twice a week; Tuesday and Thursday is what I'm thinking so far, and I WILL keep to it this time. Maybe you'll even get extra ones every now and again 😉 BUT NOW onto the subject. It's an odd one and it's … Continue reading Letting Go and Holding On – The Thin Line

It’s Midnight and My Mind Is Awake

Okay, granted it's not midnight yet as I'm writing this, it's actually currently 7 minutes to BUT the sentiment is the same. Many nights I find myself awake staring at my laptop screen and killing time, too awake to sleep and too tired to do anything huge. That midnight madness where my mind decides it's … Continue reading It’s Midnight and My Mind Is Awake

The Middle Ground – A Poem

You never meant to hurt me, I’m sure, But it seemed as if our closeness would last. We lived and breathed our love But you never granted me the privilege Of believing, of knowing, That it was anything more Than friendship. Maybe we weren’t in love, But we weren’t content to be Much less than … Continue reading The Middle Ground – A Poem

Dissertation Thoughts, Nostalgia and Future Jitters

It's been a rather busy month with Dissertation planning, personal issues, work, articles and essays, so my brain has been working as hard it as it can, and as much as, in my weary stupor, I want to sleep straight away at night at this age it seems impossible to not even think of my … Continue reading Dissertation Thoughts, Nostalgia and Future Jitters