It’s ok to believe in God.

“Visus, tactus, gustus in te fallitur, sed auditu solo tuto creditur; credo quidquid dixit Dei Filius: nil hoc verbo Veritatis verius.” This line is from a hymn written by the scholar St Thomas Aquinas, and below is a topic I’ve wanted to discuss for a while. Not whether or not there are metaphysical things, but rather people’s attitude to discussion.…
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The only bad things in adulthood are deposits and tax

I’ve been missing for a long while, but if you follow me on all those nasty debilitating social media platforms such as twitter and instagram, you will know why. Since around May I have been busy finishing my degree. It was pretty tough trying to write in between finishing a final porrfolio and trying to find a “real job.” Throughout…
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How to stay sane in your third year of university

I promise I will help you stay sane at university. Even if you live on things you can just throw in the oven so you don’t waste time. You actually know what learning spaces are for now. You’ve not been out for 4 months. You have too many mental breakdowns to count. Life’s squeezing lemon juice into your eyes, and…
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A note on one of my mothers

You weren’t there. That’s just a a fact of life, not necessarily a blame. You were there for about 2 years, I’ve figured from the grains of truth in family stories. I uncovered part by part, the tragedy of what followed my birth. Your mental health, or lack of it and bravery of my dad. It could’ve worked, but you…
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The one in which I come back intact after self-publishing a book

It’s difficult to write. Writing a novel is difficult, if you’ve every tried that adventure. Even a short stort story, where there’s a lot of limitation on charcter develepoment and how much you can talk about. You could say I went for the easy way out in my publication project- I decided to do a poetry chapbook. Nothing big, between…
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