All posts tagged lonely

Personal Platform: Could you turn down the silence, please?

This piece is a personal reflection of what loneliness feels like. It has been written in memory of a time in my life that I felt isolated. The irony flowing […]

Song Review: ‘Family’ by Dreamgirls’ Durone Stokes.

As the theatre production of Dreamgirls prepares for its closing show, one member – Durone Stokes –commemorates this hit musical by re-inventing the song ‘Family’. During act one C.C White […]

Exclusive Review: Bryan Singer’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’

*SPOILERS will follow.* “Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide/ No escape from reality” is the start of Bohemian Rhapsody. In the opening scene […]

10 Unrealistic Expectations Movies Have Given Us About Relationships.

The oversimplified process of ‘falling in love’ depicted in movies can leave us not only disappointed, but confused as to why it didn’t work out with our significant other in […]

Why it’s good to do more solo

Recently, I came across an article about why everyone should go to a techno night by themselves at least once in their lives. The initial headline automatically drew me in […]

Review of Dorthe Nors’ ‘Middle, Shoulder, Signal’

“A spiritually Scandi perspective on life’ Living in Copenhagen, Sonja is in her forties and is trying to move in the right direction in life.  She is learning to drive, […]

Making a Home

A packed suitcase. An empty room. A final cuddle with your pet. A last glance back at your family waving goodbye as you are walking through passport control at the airport: Leaving your home for the very first […]

Year Abroad. Part 18: Essaix-en-Provence

And at last, my friends visited. Early morning flights means early morning landings, and I was there to welcome them, beret on head, sign in hand. There were 5 of them, […]

Vicious Cycle

Once in a while, I’m struck by the realisation that I’m playing out a scenario with a boy that’s already been played out with a boy before him. That I’ve […]