Today is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay. I feel compelled to share.   My depression worsened this year, and I didn’t tell anyone. During the past two months I’ve had a fair few blips, resulting in a breakdown in relationship and loss of someone very important. I spoke out, I told my closest friends and my family and now…

The pleasure of your own company 

I am in Iceland, Reykjavik to be precise, after a very spontaneous decision at the end of an incredibly difficult week.  I have always loved traveling, and for one reason or another I keep finding reasons not to. Visiting Iceland has always seemed like a dream to me, and at the lowest point I’ve been…


The room lays still and everything inside still with it. Sunlight ripples, a welcome intruder, a reminder that the world continues. But inside there is peace, finally a moment of rest. He lies quiet, consumed by contentment he sleeps and inside the room there is peace. Finally a moment of rest.

“Why Don’t You Write Me?” (Simon & Garfunkel: 1970)

It seems I have abandoned this blog for a few months! It has been an incredibly busy few months, and I kept promising myself to take the time out for myself and write more (whether for this blog, or poetry and the likes for myself).  Obviously this didn’t quite happen, but some other things did instead….

Winter Writing.

Whilst scrolling through my hardly used Notes function on my phone, I came across some rough pre-Christmas poetry I seem to have written.  Shall I compare thee to a Summer’s day? Perhaps,  If those days were bright one moment, Then suddenly met with darkness before the darkness was invited in. Or, If those days gave…