All posts tagged personal

How Well Can We Truly Know Someone?

A line from Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities reads: ‘[it is] a wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret […]

What’s the box? Introduction to a New Series!

Welcome to this brand-new series on Features! This is my first ever article for CUB, and I hope to engage readers into my thread of fun experiences, life lessons and […]

Running the London Marathon- an intimate look inside the mind of a runner

26.2 Miles…26.2 Miles…was my only thought every morning and night since October 2018. No exaggeration, I would wake up with a feeling of dread and wonder why I was feeling […]

Let Me Tell You A Story

وَلَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ مِن صَلْصَالٍ مِّنْ حَمَإٍ مَّسْنُونٍ وَالْجَانَّ خَلَقْنَاهُ مِن قَبْلُ مِن نَّارِ السَّمُومِ “And We did certainly create man out of clay from an altered black mud. And […]

Zzetta– Soul Fired Pizza that really does Speak to the Soul.

As the stress of third year is starting to take its toll, I have noticed a pattern: I am currently eating my way through my final year; the expanding width […]

Personal Platform: Swept into the Sea.

A fair breeze whips up the beige granules Carrying them Past rusted deckchairs and soiled picnic blankets. Bins thronged with the souvenirs of an evening spent by young wolves howling […]

Catcall – a poem about the objectification of women.

Something a bit different this week, I would like to share one of my personal poems with you, titled Catcall. A catcall is defined as a loud whistle or a comment […]

Head Above Water: A public art piece bringing mental health to the Thames.

Standing at nine metres tall, a new interactive and thought-provoking sculpture by Steuart Padwick, and supported by Time to Change, is captivating the landscape and the city of London. The design, […]

Recipe of the Week: Light and Yummy Prawn Pasta.

One of my favorite things to do is to go grocery shopping. There is just something so calming about it. Aisles and aisles of neatly stocked products, from pastas to […]