Fragile student mental health will leave us broken

This is something I’ve wanted to write about for a while now but I’ve struggled on how to approach the topic. The intensity and direction of my thoughts about student mental health changes daily, along with my good days and bad days. One thing that does however remain constant for me is the demoralising feeling … More Fragile student mental health will leave us broken

Childish Gambino’s This is a America: Mesmerising and Repulsive

When it comes to music, unless it’s jazz, afrobeats, or the soundtrack to my latest favourite film, it’s very unlikely that I’ve heard it before. In fact, I had no idea who Childish Gambino was until a friend told me I should check out his latest music video, This is America. And now, who could’ve of missed … More Childish Gambino’s This is a America: Mesmerising and Repulsive

The little victories

Sometimes in life we focus too much on that one big goal. The one that once reached will justify our negligence of other needs and desires, our relationships with others and our relationship with ourselves. That one big one that will magically validate all the sacrifices we’ve made and heal all the wounds we suffered … More The little victories

What I learnt from dropping my phone down the toilet

On a seemingly pleasant and crisp Saturday morning I was sitting on the toilet, scrolling through my Facebook feed on my iPhone when (of course) my butterfingers let it glide straight into the toilet bowl. In my cheapest attempt to resuscitate it, it has been sitting in an airtight bag of rice. After the initial shock, … More What I learnt from dropping my phone down the toilet