Magic of 3am

Three in the morning is a bizarre time. It is a time to be full of dreams with no one around to say otherwise, or a time to be paralysed by fears with no one around to comfort you. As F. Scott Fitzgerald writes: In a real dark night of the soul it is always…

Oh My GIF: London Living

Being from another city, living and working in London can be trying. What’s even more trying, is finding a job in writing, with an unsurprising background in English Literature. Below are 10 light-hearted jabs about the quirks of living and working in London.   1. Trudging through job sites, preparing for some bureaucratic ass-kissing. Of…

An Introvert At Heart

Sometimes I forget to talk when I’m around people and it isn’t until I start getting the sideway glances to check if I’m still conscious that I notice. I’m an introvert at heart, I like to be quiet and take in my surroundings. I mean no offence. I think this is why I sometimes forget…

Moon Valleys and Space Cowboys

I saw my first solar eclipse last Friday morning, albeit via the BBC’s live coverage. I didn’t have the special solar specs, which are essential I discovered after being blinded when I tried to stare at the sun (keep in mind I had just woken up, so my faculties weren’t so sharp). Yet I successfully…