Spring Has Sprung & What That Means For Me

It is the Spring Equinox today, which means spring is here! I think someone needs to tell the weather that, though... Spring is my favourite time of year because it's all about rebirth, coming anew, and getting out of that winter slump. I find that I suffer from SAD in the winter, so I always … Continue reading Spring Has Sprung & What That Means For Me

You’re Too Smart To Generalise So Easily

Here is your first IEG, thought-provoking article. I thought I'd start off the IEG articles with a fairly "simple" and easy to digest concept. Racism. Sexism. Sexuality. Religion. Mental Health. And more. Yeah, not so simple. But today, all I want to talk about is GENERALISATION. Generalisation is at the root of most of the … Continue reading You’re Too Smart To Generalise So Easily

“How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 3

Chapter 3 We Arrive There’s nothing wrong with admitting you need someone. For some reason, in our society it’s a crime to admit you’re human and that you feel things. But yeah, I needed my boyfriend at that moment. Would I have gotten on the plane if he wasn’t there? I can’t know the answer … Continue reading “How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 3

Introducing My IEG Articles

Hey guys, those who follow my blog may have noticed that I write about a lot of different things. What can I say? I'm an interesting person, with many interests! This extends to my writing, too. I like to write about many things, mostly things that inspire thought in others. Enter, IEG. The IEG articles … Continue reading Introducing My IEG Articles

Happy Birthday, Grandad.

There are many men in this world, Yet my grandfather towers above the rest. Perhaps this is because he isn't of this world. Of course he isn't. How could he be? No other man in this world could ever, Even hold a candle to my grandfather. No hand is as kind as it extends towards … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Grandad.

How Bad Mental Health Has Held Me Back

It is no secret that I suffer from poor mental health. This includes social anxiety and being prone to depression. These two bad-boys have always kind of taken it in turns to beat me, or even worse - they team up to destroy me altogether. I like talking openly about my experiences with mental health, … Continue reading How Bad Mental Health Has Held Me Back

“How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 2

*This is chapter 2 of the series of posts called “How Africa Changed Me”, a book about my experiences for 2 weeks in South Africa.* Chapter 2 My Chest is on Fire I’ll try to be less morbid from now on – I’m lying – as the story starts. I had known about the Africa … Continue reading “How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 2