Homesick: Handling The Feeling Of Being Lost

It’s around 11pm and I can’t sleep. I have this restless energy in my body that I can’t shake. I think about where to turn, what to do. No option seems like a good option. So I walk.  It’s late, my mum would be so angry if she knew I was out this late by…… Continue reading Homesick: Handling The Feeling Of Being Lost

Grenfell Tower: The Young People Left Behind

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS The tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire has left many young people without their families. A lot of the focus of the media was on solving the question ‘how did this happen?’. This meant that attention was paid to the pitfalls of the building regulations, which lead to the fire spreading so…… Continue reading Grenfell Tower: The Young People Left Behind

The Long Road Home- What I have Learnt About Grieving

Grieving the loss of a loved one is one of the hardest things we have to experience as humans. Whether it’s expected or unexpected, having the bond we have built with someone we love severed is unexplainable. Grief is a shape shifter, a dark presence that can overwhelm us at the strangest, most unpredictable times.…… Continue reading The Long Road Home- What I have Learnt About Grieving

Remembering Terry Shambler, A Story Of Grieving As A Teenager

Last week was the 3 year anniversary of the day Terry Shambler passed away. For those of you who did not know him, he was an incredible person. I collaborated with Dead Dinosaur Film Company to record a piece of poetry in remembrance of a great friend, who spread so much positivity and love to many…… Continue reading Remembering Terry Shambler, A Story Of Grieving As A Teenager

Songs My Enemy Taught Me

I met Joelle Taylor at a poetry workshop one morning in Canterbury, in a chaotic mind state, wondering whether I should just go home. I’m glad I didn’t because she taught me lessons I didn’t know I needed. Though I may not have been ready to take them on, they stayed with me. We connected…… Continue reading Songs My Enemy Taught Me

Kate Tempest Glastonbury 2017

‘There are stories if you listen’ is one of the things we all need to hear. Kate Tempest puts her soul into every breath, capturing the presence of the hundreds before her. Meanwhile I’m sat at my laptop with Kate on Iplayer. I don’t watch, I listen and write. It’s as if i’m listening to a…… Continue reading Kate Tempest Glastonbury 2017