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
A Writers Escape to the French Riviera – Part 2
The Holiday Blues As I write this I am back in England, and ready to start work again tomorrow. It is a strange realisation. Almost as if I was never actually in France, but with the distinct memory of being there. It may be strange to start a travel blog from the end, but I … Continue reading A Writers Escape to the French Riviera – Part 2
5 Tips On How To Stay Motivated For Your Side-Hustle
The phrase goes as follows: "I have a 9-5 and a 5-9". In reality, you have a 9-5 and a 24/7 side hustle. It's not always the most glamorous of lives and usually leaves you with heavy bags under your eyes, but in the moments when it seems to be working out, it feels like … Continue reading 5 Tips On How To Stay Motivated For Your Side-Hustle
Why I’m Self-Publishing Again | Writing Advice
For many of us, we begin our lives believing that the only way to succeed will be at the hands of someone else. We are almost conditioned to think that we do not have the ability, or the skills to hold our future in our own hands. I grew up admiring publishing houses, and large … Continue reading Why I’m Self-Publishing Again | Writing Advice
The Self as Brand: 3 Steps To Creating An Attractive and Consistent Brand Identity.
In the modern market, something like 70% of people would say that their end goal is to work for themselves, whether that is being the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, or simply being a freelancer in their field. Whatever it may be, more than ever, people are making their lives their business. In the … Continue reading The Self as Brand: 3 Steps To Creating An Attractive and Consistent Brand Identity.
Whispers To The World; 1 Day To Go.
As I write this, it is 14:50 on the 23rd August 2018. What that means is that in under 2 days, my first poetry and prose collection will be available to buy on Amazon! Last year, my life was a little confusing. I was writing poetry on my Instagram every day, as normal. Yet this … Continue reading Whispers To The World; 1 Day To Go.
Head Stuck In A Book; A Timeline, A Lifeline.
Perhaps is a defining word, it is an all-encompassing, sinful, innocent word. Perhaps is, for me, at the heart of every good book, and at the heart of why my head has been, in one way or another, buried inside the pages of a book for the last 22 years or so. "Perhaps, when I grow older, … Continue reading Head Stuck In A Book; A Timeline, A Lifeline.
The Tale of Georgi Borislav Okhrana and The Martenitsa
He was born for this kind of duty. Yes, Georgi Okhrana had travelled over 2,000 miles to protect the security of his masters quarters. Life for him was defending his surroundings from any incoming threats, and he did so with the kind of loyalty and determination that would make any parent proud. Important as it … Continue reading The Tale of Georgi Borislav Okhrana and The Martenitsa
Have You Seen My Poetry?…
Okay so I feel like I say this a million and one times but I'm SORRY that I've been quiet on this blog, and if I'm honest this post is also going to be quite small! I promise I'm going to start uploading a lot more onto here, but hopefully some of you will already … Continue reading Have You Seen My Poetry?…
“This Is Not A Phase”
find the YOU that makes you sing "This Is Not A Phase". The version of your identity that makes you want to buy a sticker dictating "This Is Who I Am".