Personal Platform

RAF Duxford – a tribute.

RAF Duxford is an old RAF aerodrome just outside of London which I urge all Queen Mary Students to visit at some point during their time at university. It has […]

Personal Platform: The Boy Who Thought He Was A Bumble Bee.

This short story reflects on Schopenhauer’s philosophy. Schopenhauer famously suggested that life is a perpetual cycle of suffering and boredom. We are never satisfied, because the ‘Will’ (the drive within […]

Personal Platform: The Tree of Knowledge.

The brain is like a flower, It needs to be watered to grow in power, Like a flower craves food and sunlight, The brain needs similar nourishing in its plight, […]

Personal Platform: London

This is a poem that I created for a modernism assignment. We were tasked with setting our alarm for a 12-hour period. Each time our alarm went off we had […]

Personal Platform: The Girl Homer Left Behind.

 The exploration of womanhood, viewed by a child, who had failed to birth an heir and was auctioned amidst a war, to lay beside the man who Lyrnessus heard before […]

Personal Platform: ‘Lines on Maps’.

Consider the history of the world Imagine how things would be if it didn’t matter if you were a boy and I was a girl Imagine how it would feel […]

Personal Platform: ‘Anorexia’

I was only twelve. I was overwhelmed. And it’s a story that we know all too well: of the little girl who learns to hate herself because of what she […]

Personal Platform: A Trio Of Poems.

“Student Jobs” You blink once and you’re Already saying goodbyes, Leaving your badge, Having your last free beer, Walking away from the job You thought you hated – And here […]

Personal Platform: ‘Caged Woman No More.’

My cage gapes wide open at the door Never have I ventured outside my confinement before What strange sentiments churn at my core My heart palpitates for more- Than the […]