Category Archives: Mental Health

Starting Over

Dear Reader, I would start off this post with “hello, it’s me”, but (a) it seems like Adele has claimed that phrase from now on and (b) it seems like a rather presumptuous way to start a blog post, because, unlike Adele, I’m not sure if anyone remembers me. It’s been a bit of time… Continue Reading

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Am I Supposed To Announce This? Part Two

Dear Reader, Long version: Once again, I am coming at you with another blog post where I have no idea if anything I am about to write has any sort of interest for anyone. I first wrote one of these posts when I had just completed the writing of my album. It didn’t feel like… Continue Reading

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You Didn’t See My Valentine…

Dear Reader, So, during the first recording session for the album I’ve been working on, I did a cover of Fiona Apple’s song Valentine. I was really hoping to include it in the final version of my album. I’ve loved this song ever since I first heard it in 2012 and what better way to… Continue Reading

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Free Promotion Post–Share Your Work Here!

Dear Reader, So, as some of you may know, the great blogger Opinionated Man (OM for short) has decided to end his blog HarsH ReaLiTy. The decision to stop posting came a few weeks ago, but I suppose I was holding on to the hope that he would change his mind and come back. Sadly, four… Continue Reading

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(Trying To) Fly with the Twitter Birds: What Do You Tweet About?

Dear Reader, So, back in the stone ages (meaning January 2013), I got an account on Twitter. At the time, it was more of an experiment. I was an avid reader of Joyce Carol Oates and Steve Martin (among other twitter users) and I liked the challenge of trying to write interesting and thought-provoking material… Continue Reading

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Thank You To All Guest Bloggers!

Dear Reader/Guest Bloggers, I just want to take a moment to thank all of the guest bloggers that I’ve had on this site for the last month. When I put out a call for guest posts, I wasn’t sure how many responses I would get. I was thrilled to see that there were so many… Continue Reading

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Guest Post: Remind Me, What Was It That I Said: A Piece Exploring the Recurrence of Internal Destruction as a Dramatised Theme by Alison Murphy

Hey, my name is Alison. I’m eighteen and I’m currently studying English at QMUL. I live in East London and spend most of my time exploring, reading or writing! I have big dreams to go travelling and hope someday to spend my time as a critical theorist and maybe as a lecturer! Hope you enjoy… Continue Reading

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Guest Post: The Day The War Started in Cairo by Postcards from Kerry

Dear Reader, I’m so happy to have Postcards from Kerry writing today’s guest post. Please take a few minutes to read her very powerful story about her memories in Cairo. Sincerely, Charlie It was Thursday, 20 March, 2003 and the second Gulf War had commenced.  Some months before, we had moved to Cairo for an… Continue Reading

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Guest Post: Mental Health At The Workplace by The Naked Dyke

Dear Reader, I’m so excited to have a guest post from The Naked Dyke. For those who aren’t familiar, The Naked Dyke focuses on addressing issues like effective self-care tips and managing your mental health. Today, she has written an important and inspiring post about how to take care of yourself during one of the most… Continue Reading

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