Star Trek Beyond

So one of the many blockbusters coming this summer. For me films are split into the Oscar film season and the summer blockbusters. The former being full of drama, brilliant acting and a film that makes you think and discuss when you leave the cinema. Summer blockbusters on the other hand are simple films. Of…

Outlander- so far…

‘Outlander: Cross Stitch’ by Diana Gabaldon  I am about 50 pages in so can’t provide you with a fully proper review.So far what I have learnt is that Claire Randall is in Scotland with her husband for a long overdue 2nd honeymoon. I say long overdue as they have both been apart during the Second…

barefaced vs made up face

Considering I review anything on site, I thought I will review the notion of makeup. The idea of of this topic came from the successful no makeup selfie campaign for cancer awareness. The campaign gave rise to the concept that wearing no makeup is a brave thing to do. It was considered a homage to…

If

He said it    not to me but it feels comfortable  comfortable on his lips  the sound fits. locked in.   if only directed.   Redirected  force the sound  blow it  towards my direction    connected to my ear  the whole world forgotten destroyed in an instant  just you and me  if only he said…

“She began to curl her hair and long for balls” ― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

15 Things Every Writer Knows

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
1. That language is a maze. It is an art and a calculation that when even slightly off is glaring to even the most blasé of readers– or at least, that’s what we fear. There are a thousand different ways to craft what you want to say, and every choice…

10 Things About Writing I Wish I Knew 10 Years Ago

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
1) Be patient. When I was 23 I always felt this absurd need to draft quickly, edit very little, and send out the piece immediately. Just because you finished a 3,000 word story doesn’t mean you should submit it to the New Yorker an hour later. The time away from…

Last Day

Last day  the end  expecting hugs and tears  goodbyes  Like final goodbyes  we will never see again.  Instead  byes  a second glance  then back to normality  no hugs.  Just a word  5 years  more for some  and just a word.  Everything coming to this  the curtain falls  no one cheers  or claps  or stands up….

update

Just a quick message- I have not had internet for a while and will get it back in a week or so. I am just surviving but its hard 🙂 will post a proper post with a poem or review in a few weeks time. 

Life Splinters

Like when you write story ideas- with my poems, I write ‘draft’ poems and will hopefully go back and sort it all out. This poem below is a draft, the idea. Need to sort out the conceit  (extended metaphor) of the table as life. Here is my first go 🙂 Life splinters  slowly like a…