Happy Faces

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

Yes or No?

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?

Dystopia – are we there yet?

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?