The reason creativity and the arts are so important is that they lay the foundations for a personal support network and a fundamentally beautiful way of perceiving the world. Last night I wrote a poem (pictured below) about the reason I write, and the fact without doing so, I would struggle to emotionally survive as … Continue reading Seeking To Understand; Creating To Survive.
So here's a subject that's come up in my life a lot and one I will always gladly have discussions with friends about. If you're like me, then the only relationship you've been in was a primary school romance that ended when I moved town. Like all 5 year old children end a relationship, it … Continue reading Why You Should Stop Letting People Tell You That You NEED A Partner
This year I am turning 22 and finishing my Masters degree and it's got me thinking. With each year, and each stage of our life we succeed in starting our careers or our memories. Each time that happens there is always a physical 'first' of that: the first photo you take with your friends, the … Continue reading Always Keep Your ‘Firsts’ of Everything
I've said before that YouTube has meant a lot to me in a personal sense and a creative sense, so it shouldn't be too much of a surprise that I return once more with another post about it. The first article I wrote on the subject titled "YouTube: The Cultural Benefits of an Underestimated Platform" … Continue reading What Will 2017 Mean for YouTube?
Depending what circles you find yourself in, you would not be judged believing Art was dead. You may spark a long form debate which might ultimately lead to a fruitless and frustrating conclusion, but you wouldn’t be totally wrong. Art has long been under threat from governments, from overt industrialists and ignorant oppositionists who fight … Continue reading The Nerdwriter: Fighting To Keep Art Alive In A Sceptical World.
Currently in the midst of researching for my Playwriting MA dissertation, I'm looking into things I didn't know much about before. At the moment the core focus of my dissertation is Social Psychology and so I'm expanding my knowledge of that field. In doing so, I recently stumbled upon a YouTube channel I'd been trying … Continue reading Crash Course; Why You Should Strive To Learn Something New!
So I've been rather busy recently working on my dissertation, my other Uni work, trying to keep up with my novel writing and writing for The Hippo Collective (go check them out, it's a cool online magazine that I'm proud to be a part of!) but I'm aware I haven't been very active on here … Continue reading My Life In Books Tag