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Poems

Watching the World Go On / Poem

‘Watching the World Go On’, a poem by me, someone who’s sick with nothing else to do. Dry toast Cups of tea Beanie’s on Protecting me Sun’s out World can see Day moves on Without me Work isn’t done Cries out a plea Mark me off your list Complete me Tissues pile up Let me […]

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Reading

The Art of Loving Classics

Classic books tend to be my favourites, because they’re so well written and so beautiful and, whilst some of them are tragic, they have really satisfying endings. Thing is, they’re really hard to read. Usually after the first 50-100 pages you’re into the story and you’re used to the rhythm of the book and language […]

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Writing

The Art of Being Passionate about Something

I was reading an article that said to write five pages on what you’re passionate about. It could be feminism, giraffes, blankets. Whatever it is your passionate about, you could probably write five thousand pages about it and not run out of things to say or get bored. Okay, maybe not. But the thought’s there. […]

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Reading

The Art of Reading your To-Read List

I have known this struggle and I have known many others with this struggle; having too many books to read and not enough time to read them all. I used to go searching for new books to read; whenever I would go to the library I’d get fifteen books rather than four, and whenever I […]

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Writing

The Art of Finding Something to Write or Blog About

The art of finding something to write or blog about; a simple thought, really. I feel that the general idea of starting a blog involves having something to write about; politics, health, DIY, etc. The list truly does go on as humanity googles more and more, and I have to admit: I am merely one […]