Last weekend was goddamn awful. Luckily, I had a good week to back it up, and I’m seeing the QSO playing Tchaikovsky and Saint Saens tomorrow after a meeting with my supervisor so hopefully it’s all looking up from now. This song, by Sara Bareilles, as well as the video, always makes me smile. Sometimes […]

As most of you know, I’ve been pretty busy lately – mainly with the thesis – but I’ve also been submitting to a decent amount of literary magazines/websites. It’s been great to write to and for a range of prompts, in both fiction and non fiction. To that effect, I have a number of pieces […]

This segment is back! I’m both amused and really kind of disappointed? At least I’m not looking for a relationship at the moment, because I feel like I’d be seriously demoralised. So here we go again: Is Malaysia in China? It has “Asia” in the name!? Are players from the UK the only people allowed […]

This past weekend, I’ve been preparing for night shift. Quite simply, it means staying up until about 5am and then going to sleep and waking up somewhere around noon. Upon being awake, I usually check Twitter first (and then PokemonGO, to see if the servers have fixed themselves). And it was the same yesterday – […]

I finished and submitted a piece this week about the way in which women’s intelligence is seen by men (especially in the realm of dating). The piece was born out of frustration, but I guess life decided to play a joke on me, very kindly allowing me to experience some more examples of what I’d […]

And so it ends. It has been a long, tricky eight weeks. Eight weeks of trying to sort through political rhetoric, of trying to read between the lines. During these eight weeks, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were named the presumptive nominees of their parties in the lead up to the U.S. election, the U.K. […]

Caution: this post contains thoughts and words on suicide and depression. Please read with care, and if you do need to talk to a professional, contact the appropriate mental health service in your country. If I know you personally, please do not hesitate to give me a nudge if you need to talk. Interning for […]

Because, what’s the point in them being happy now if they’re going to be sad later?

The answer is, of course, because they are going to be sad later.

– The Doctor (11)