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.…
View Post
Share:

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…
View Post
Share:

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…
View Post
Share:

Instagram Envy

Have you ever been having a great day, feeling good about yourself, to then go on Instagram and it feels like a shadow’s starting to melt you away?  I’ve been away from instagram for a solid 2 years. I deleted it along with every other social media I had. Now that I’ve been back for a while, I can clearly…
View Post
Share:

Why I’m not Writing a Dissertation

It was a last minute decision, as always. End of September and I was catching up with my tutors to decide on a dissertation topic for English Language. I didn’t hand in a dissertation proposal before the summer, because decisions and I -well- our relationship is more than complicated. Once I sat down to think, I came up with a…
View Post
Share: