The other day, This Morning ran a feature about "furjazzling", which is a made up term for something that is already a thing. It refers to "creative grooming," which involves sculpting and colouring the coat of certain breeds (usually poodles or poodle crosses) into weird and wonderful shapes that are a long way away from… Continue reading Creative Grooming – Cool or Cruel?
I've had this post knocking around in various forms for probably nearing three years now. It's a subject that I feel quite passionate about, and thus I find it very hard to articulate myself eloquently enough to put into words exactly what I want to say. There's a lot of ground to cover and, given… Continue reading World Mental Health Day 2016
Hello. I've had this blog since around about 2009. At the time, I was about 16 and addicted to Tumblr - and would probably have described myself as a "blogger", even though all I was doing was hitting the "re-blog" button on photos and witty posts that other people had created. These days, I'm twenty-two.… Continue reading I made my own “welcome back” banners.
So, it’s that time of year again. Fresher's Week has just ended for the next generation of students who have infected Britain’s major cities with their scourge. I was one of those students myself just one short year ago - excited and anxious about beginning the next step of my life, studying a subject I… Continue reading Why I Hated University.
A few people have asked me if they can read what I've written of my novel. So far, the answer has been no, as I'm a little self conscious of it in it's current state. However, this is the first chapter in it's first draft, for those who've asked to see it. This'll probably be… Continue reading Chapter One – Silk & Steel