All posts tagged loss

Trying to Process Grief

Content Warning: Themes of death and grief in this article. Language may be distressing for some Earlier this month I paid a visit to my grandmother’s grave for the first […]

The devastating fires destroying the Amazon Rainforest

I believe I speak for most of us when we all reacted with utter shock, anger and torment after hearing about the devastating wildfires in the Amazon Rainforest. But the […]

Podcasts I like and you might like too!

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to listen to podcasts more often and boy have I done that. Through trial and error, I have discovered a wide range of […]

YA Fiction, the Rise of Social Media and Savannah Brown

On March 13th, I attended an event at Waterstones in Piccadilly for the release of Savannah Brown’s debut YA novel The Truth About Keeping Secrets. The first time I heard […]

Personal Platform: A Single Moment

This short story was influenced by Ali Smith’s Artful, a novel which plays with time, form, narrative and imagination. My story has the similar theme of grief as in her […]

Book Review: A Letter From Sarah by Dan Proops

“A novel that not only intrigues you with its plot, but also delves deep into issues surrounding grief, loss and mental health”  Seven years ago, Adam’s sister, Sarah, went missing, […]

Music in Film: How music can make a scene

It is a known fact that music and film go hand-in-hand. The utilisation of music within a scene, be it the official score, soundtrack or incidental, can underpin the emotions […]

Review: ‘Layover’ by Lisa Zeidner

“As humorous as Zeidner’s heroine is, the emotion is raw and heartfelt.” Claire Newbold is not a conventional heroine. She’s intelligent and sexy, but she has also been known to […]

’13 Reasons Why’ semi-colon tattoos are becoming so popular

I actually only know of one real reason why semi-colon tattoos are becoming so popular, but this trend is intimately linked to the Netflix series ‘13 Reasons Why’. The series […]