• Chasing Time: a new poetry collection

    My new poetry collection will be published in December 2020! For anyone who has read my blogs/visited my website before, you’ll know that I write poetry. It’s something that I didn’t really have an interest in until university, as I preferred to write fiction. At university, and as part of my creative writing modules, I had to start writing poems and this is where I surprised myself with how much I enjoyed it. For a number of reasons, poetry became a sort of therapeutic activity for me. As someone who had struggled with mental health, but not had the words…

  • In response to ‘The Ultimate Break Up Playlist’

    Break-ups are truly some of the most horrible experiences you’ll have in your life, particularly if your emotional connection to the other person was strong. There are many coping mechanisms when it comes to ‘moving on’ and processing all of…

  • Learning to Love Again + My Return to Poetry

    It has been just over a year since I posted any new content on this site! I realise, time and time again, how I fall victim to the trap of writers block and how serious it can be. Once again,…

  • How I discovered the greatest obstacle to happiness

    I have been living in and around Birmingham for just under 2 years, and in that time I have gone through several periods of change. I’d be lying if I said that there weren’t some blind stumbles, because there have been many. There have…

  • Leaving University? 10 Tips for Getting A Job

    If you’ve just finished University and you’re not part of the minority who have a job upon leaving, DO NOT PANIC! You will probably be ridden with dread and anxiety at this current time, and seeing other people walk in…

  • Motivation Through Movies

    What makes a memorable movie? For me, it’s one that I can watch and find a relation with – a shared feeling. For example, one may come away from ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ feeling as though they’d witnessed their own…

  • Poetry Meets Charity

    As I’m sure you’re all aware, I published my first book of poetry last month, with the promise of donating 100% of the proceeds to Shelter – a charity I am very passionately about. So far, there have been two…

  • The First Martyr of the Easter Rising

    Patrick Pearse stood by the steps of the General Post Office (G.P.O.) on O’Connell Street and declared that “the Irish Republic is entitled to, and hereby claims, the allegiance of every Irishman and Irishwoman.” Masses of people lined the streets…

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