I love writing, always have, always will. Inspiration can strike you at any moment; I came across a poem by Christy Ann Martine that did just that.Read more "Putting Pen to Paper"
Motivation is an elusive thing; it is literally the desire to do things. For an autonomous species, why is it so hard for us to achieve it when we need it most?Read more "Motivation (Or Lack Thereof)"
If the past few weeks have taught me anything, it’s that change is a good thing. From labouring through my postgraduate degree to almost giving up and changing my career path altogether, eventually, change happens… and that’s a good thing.Read more "Change is Good"
Social media permeates our everyday lives. Every smartphone and (most) contemporary devices offer a tantalisingly globalised online reality that give the illusion of connectivity and friendship. What they don’t tell you, however, is that the more you use social media, the more likely you are to feel isolated from the real world that we inhabit, a recent study suggests.Read more "Our Love Affair with Social Media"
There’s something about European thrillers: they ooze style, sophistication and a dark humour that wouldn’t typically grace our screens. Their clever dialogue transcends the limitations of the subtitle, hooking our attentions from the outset. Walter Presents has a new show for us, The Team, starring Lars Mikkelsen.Read more "The Team: First Impressions"
We’ve made it: January is over. From inaugurations, Brexit and January blues, we’ve made it through the first month of 2017. I find that January has a lot of unwanted expectation attached to it. The whole ‘new year, new me’ ideology unwittingly permeates our every move within the first month of the year. We’re full of good […]Read more "Goodbye January Blues"
To be honest, 2016 has left a lot to be desired. As we welcome in a New Year, take the opportunity to reflect on all of your personal achievements from the past year.Read more "This is Our Year"