Don’t cry, don’t hate. Read this and be better than them. 

​At 5.30am today I checked Twitter. Nobody was being very coherent, but I remember one tweet: “When are they going to just declare it for him?” HIM? Oh no, this isn't right. My half asleep state failed to navigate the facts at that time, and I convinced myself to get some more sleep. I slept,… Continue reading Don’t cry, don’t hate. Read this and be better than them. 

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10 tips for writing a Valentine’s day poem

Valentine’s day. The public celebration of card manufacturers congratulating themselves on such a profitable idea. Florists and balloon guys are probably pretty happy too. But before the word ‘cynic’ leaves your mouth, know that V Day can also be a celebration of love. It just doesn’t have to leave you £50 worse off. A homecooked… Continue reading 10 tips for writing a Valentine’s day poem

Book review: Four Letter Word

After joining my new local library the other day, I was perusing their shelves when a book caught my eye. I’ve been craving a quick read that really engrosses me for a while, to break up some non-fiction I’ve been attempting. Always having been a fan of books of letters, Four Letter Word grabbed my… Continue reading Book review: Four Letter Word