How To Survive Your Heart Falling Apart

“ The cold hard fact about heartbreak is that there is no carefully created formula or step-by-step instructions that will superglue your shattered heart back together. No two breakups are the same, whether it’s the reason why (they dumped you, you dumped them, they cheated, you fell out of love, they were…

The Eternal Mystery

“ I will never make peace with death, or the way it shows up uninvited into people’s lives. No matter how much time someone has, no matter how hard you desperately try to brace for its cruel claws to rise out of the dirt and cradle your loved ones into the ground,…

The Reason Why

“ I’m currently sitting on my bed eating strawberries like I’m Carrie Bradshaw, one knee up with my chin resting inches away, dripping sweet red strawberry water all over my keyboard. The keys are sticky and the warm kisses of the first days of spring that feel more like summer are drifting…

An Ode To Freewriting

“ I spent all of yesterday in my bedroom, hunched over my laptop with the monotonous sound of a printer churning out page after page or words that all started to look the same. After putting off the mammoth task of making hard copies of all of my stories/scripts/poems that were currently…

Neon Dreaming

“ I don’t have an addictive personality. I smoked for years before abruptly stopping without a second thought, scraping my last burning ember against a brick wall and flicking it into the darkness. If I ever do have a cigarette (twice a year at most, clutching onto a warm glass of red…

Films That Will Rip Your Heart Out

“ Not everyone loves sad films. They can make for an awkward first date; sitting in the cinema desperately attempting to be cool as ice while your stony exterior is melting away, your eyes are brimming, your nose is dribbling. They are a no-go if you have a penchant for particularly heavy…