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The Quiet World

A thousand days Like the one beforeWe were thereWhen the world gone quiet. Each day the same,An endless loopOnce, twice, three times repeat. But in each dayYou will findGrowth, change, birth. The earth moves onIt shifts and turns.Your world is bigger than four wallsEven when it feels so small. Be brave my friend,This too will…

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A Letter to Myself for a New Semester

This week marks the beginning of a new term of my MA, and honestly? I’m even more excited than in September. The anxieties of returning to school (five whole years since graduating, when did that happen?!) have long since disappated, and this time around I have a new found appreciation for my time at uni. In the words of Andy Bernard, ‘I wish there was a way to know you were in the good old days before you actually left them’…

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Weekly Magic #4

Let’s be honest here, blog posts have been few and far between in these parts. It wasn’t a conscious decision but the stress of lockdown and then the return to uni have been more impactful on my creative space than I had wanted. I don’t want this little corner of the internet to die out,…

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Books I Read in September

It’s been a book heavy month! Surprising really since I started my MA and have been swamped with work, but I have really enjoyed reading this month. I’ve also stepped outside of my comfort zone a fair bit too, looks like my Uni reading list is going to keep pushing my literature boundaries so let’s…

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Books I’ve Read and Loved In Lockdown

With nothing but time on my hands, my Goodreads reading challenge has definitely gone easier than expected! I’ve been making an effort to read more in lockdown (and not just, you know, play Animal Crossing all day). Thankfully, the weather in Bournemouth has, for the most part, been glorious, so sitting out in the sun with a…

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Lockdown Loves

How’s everyone’s lockdown going? For me, things haven’t really changed, I was stuck at home with chronic illness recovering from surgery before lockdown, so it’s all much of the same – with less Starbucks. Anyway, let’s not dwell on the dreaded C-word, instead, I wanted to share a few things making my lockdown a lil…

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