How to be Cool…by Thomas W. Hodgkinson: a book review

When I first picked up this book I was sceptical. Did I really want an author to tell me how to be cool?


The Wreck: a short story

A fragmented short story exploring a troubled mind in a blossoming relationship, how perception of the self affects the way we think about others.

Cut From the Same Cloth: a short story

‘Who’s Gilbert?’ he said. ‘You never talk about him when you’re with me.’


Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking – a book review

This review really starts at the hairdressers about five years ago when I was mid-way through my teen years. While I waited for my turn I picked out a magazine that vaguely appealed to me and started reading. I stumbled across an article that caught my attention…


Barcelona in a Day

The first summer after starting university me and my sister decided to go on holiday just the two of us. My sister was low in spirits after being rejected from Camp America even after getting her VISA. I told her it didn’t matter, we could … Continue reading Barcelona in a Day


Begin Again: the future of the music industry?

Begin Again was the surprise-hit indie film of 2014 showing that you don’t need a record label or a studio to make great music. A disillusioned music executive (Mark Ruffalo) crosses paths with an aspiring artist (Keira Knightley) and decide to record music together on … Continue reading Begin Again: the future of the music industry?


Misadventures in babysitting…a cat

Last week I received a text message from a friend. It read: ‘Can I ask you a really big favour?’ Whenever I get a message like this there are two reactions: the first being the dutiful friend who always wants to help someone in need. … Continue reading Misadventures in babysitting…a cat