The story behind closed doors: My life with depression and SAD

  Following my very personal blog on social anxiety, I have finally decided to come out about my depression. Depression is probably the hardest thing anyone can explain properly and something only a fair few will understand or actually be there. There are plenty of social groups and Facebook pages that can help support you…

Confessional Poetry: The Mirror

I stare into those hollow glass eyes Are they hers or are they mine? Feeling empty with nothing to live for No energy of life worth living She is not real anymore But a ghost girl A line drawing A line drawing she practices everyday and night A tattoo Her mark Or my mark? As…

How to survive the Titanic according to Sidney Daniels (1912)

Relax. Stay in bed a while to get your baring’s. You need to be alert to realise a change. Listen to the night watchmen. There appears to be a problem. Help people into boats. Women and children! Women and children! You are a steward, guests come first. Swim to a collapsible boat in the ship’s…

#Flashfictionfriday: The Nightmare by Fuesilli

The sleeping girl rests her head On a pillow like clouds, on a king sized bed. The artist sat across the room observing, Neither critcising nor commenting. She had chosen to wear a flow of white to bed, an innocent godess he pondered. The gaslights dimmed as her sleeping began, As he let the devil…

#StorySaturday Flashfiction: The Bloody Rose

The roses never grew without her blood. Pale as the moon, hair like a raven and lips as red as blood. The roses were red too. They entwined, encaved in every knook and cranny around the castle by the sea. She was bound to the castle by the sea. She would wander around the courtyard…

#Flashfictionfriday: She was the last thing I expected to see

I went to the big house when I was a little girl. Muma had wanted to pay the Bennett’s a visit with a hamper for the kitchen maid. The ‘house’ was huge. Portaits of different monarchs and inheritance’s painted the walls whilst different vases, chairs and ceilings of various countries and cultures jewelled the room….

Staying Healthy In Halls

Staying healthy on a student budget. As a student myself on a part time budget at minimum wage I understand the fustration of keeping to budget with food and how to keep healthy as well. The most fustrating thing I have started to notice around our supermarkets is that the healthier goods tend to be…