The heavy feeling coursed through her again and her heart started beating faster. The happy faces surrounding her seemed to be moving in slow motion in comparison to the inner chaos of her frantic thoughts. She deepened her intake of breath so that she could almost feel the weight of her own lungs swallowing oxygen… Read More Happy Faces
Unsane depicts a week in the life of a young woman, brilliantly played by Claire Foy, who is involuntarily committed to an asylum. Shot entirely on an iPhone, close-up shots and warped perspectives within an isolated setting creates a growing sense of unease and intrigue, leaving the audience wondering where and with whom insanity lies.… Read More Film Review: Unsane
I recently spent a week in Georgia, a country smaller than Scotland, but with a set of traditions and sense of cultural heritage just as strong. I hadn’t known what to expect from my visit to this ex-Soviet state, nestled below the Caucasian mountains, and it was with a total lack of prior knowledge about… Read More Georgia on my mind
Yes. No. Two short words that have the power to control what happens in your world and the world around you, and alter peoples’ perception of you. Whilst we use these words as part of our daily vocabulary, we do not often consider the stigma attached to them as they become not just positive or negative confirmations,… Read More Yes or No?
Think of art in St. Petersburg and you will undoubtedly imagine the Hermitage, architectural splendour, cathedrals and Neoclassical mansions lining the Neva river. Whilst these classical monuments are unquestionably worthy of our awe and attention, the modern art scene of such a city can often be overlooked by visitors. Indeed, my friend and I had… Read More Art gallery review – Эрарта
Nineteen Eighty-Four. Brave New World. We. Fahrenheit 451. Classic dystopian novels, through which authors engaged with their readers by depicting worlds that were not only visions of some distant, sci-fi future, but futures that were not actually all that unimaginable, with themes firmly rooted in the political, economic and social tensions of the 20th century.… Read More Dystopia – are we there yet?
Hello everyone, A bit of a different style of blog post for me today, to say thank you to the lovely Cluster of Stars for nominating me for the One Lovely Blog award! I have been keeping up my blog now for over a year, and have really enjoyed the process of developing my writing skills and joining… Read More One Lovely Blog Award
Earlier this month, I spent a week in Almaty, a city located in the northern foothills of the Zailiyskiy Alatauin mountain range in Southern Kazakhstan. Here is a visual diary of my time there. Exploring the city Almaty itself is a fairly small city, but there is a lot to see and do, with vast… Read More Almaty
I am imperfect. A restless spout of tiny words tells me so. I am inconsequential and incapable Of creating That thing that feels so certain in my mind, sometimes. Like how can I get to that place When I don’t know where it is and Will I know if it’s the right place… Read More Imperfect
Nobody likes you when you’re 23… …And you still act like you’re in freshman year, what the hell is wrong with me? TUNE. Where is my phone? Where is my hair bobble? Where are my shoes?! Why don’t I listen to Fuse ODG more often? He’s great. Wow I’m quite old actually. I’m almost 10… Read More 23 thoughts at 23