Books · Reading · Uncategorized

Turtles all the way to the UK? 

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned it before, but John Green is one of my all time favourite writers and good person in general! I’ve been following him and reading his books for years, loving (mostly) everything he creates and puts out (An Abundance of Katherine’s I’m looking you). So, if you are a part… Continue reading Turtles all the way to the UK? 

Books · Reading · Uncategorized

Thoughts on Dear Amy, by Helen Callaghan *no spoilers*

Pegged as The Sunday Times  Best-Selling Psychological Thriller, I was very keen to get into this story. I’m not usually one for crime/mystery thrillers, but it’s something I’ve found myself reaching for recently. I had a slow start I won’t lie, it was difficult for me to get into at first. But, as I got… Continue reading Thoughts on Dear Amy, by Helen Callaghan *no spoilers*

Books · Illness · Reading · Uncategorized

Suzanne O’Sullivan’s It’s All In Your Head, Stories From the Frontline of Psychosomatic Illness – Review

  This book was an impulse buy for me. I was wandering the isles in my favourite bookstore Waterstones, killing time before I had to leave to catch my next bus to university. I don’t know what made me pick it up; I’d found myself in the psychology section, absent-mindedly running my fingertips over the… Continue reading Suzanne O’Sullivan’s It’s All In Your Head, Stories From the Frontline of Psychosomatic Illness – Review

Poetry · Reading · Uncategorized · Uni · University · Writing

Deletionism/Erasure Poetry

So, one of the modules I’m on this trimester is called Experimental Practice, and on it we are taught the history of experimental writing and form, the different techniques used, and how to develop our own pieces of experimental, contemporary writing through a range of different creative writing experiments. My course is solely called ‘Creative… Continue reading Deletionism/Erasure Poetry