Category Archives: Art

Consumer

I’m a consumer. I consume the news, the views, the Fake stuff, the praying for you’s, the foibles of democracy, hypocrisy, tragedy. I consume Netflix, binge drinks, hollow chick flicks, Japanese pop. lit. with rave reviews. I consume the property … Continue reading

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The Serpent

A serpent lies dormant in my chest It wraps itself around my ribs, sleeping. When I think of all my failings It slips down, landing heavily on my gut Squashing my diaphragm Redirecting the blood away from my head. Its … Continue reading

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If…

If you can hold your breath when all about Kids sneeze open-mouthed at you, If you can trust yourself when all students doubt you, But make sense of their doubting too; If you can wait for a word and not … Continue reading

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Poser

“I have a surprise for you.” “Ooh what is it?” “It’s something we can do together…but I’m not sure you’re going to like it.” “Oh…It’s not a photoshoot is it?” [Quietly] “Yes.” Some people are naturals in front of the camera, … Continue reading

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A twist

So my last post was an honest and dire account of How to Pitch an Article (if you never want to be published). Ouch. However, it’s a new day and I’m delighted to say that my post is now featured on … Continue reading

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How to pitch an article (if you never want to be published)

Last week, I published this post named ‘All the Single Ladies,’ and after some encouragement, sent it to The Huffington Post for review. Unfortunately, I was a bit over-excited when I wrote to them and condensed all my words using hip hyphens. I … Continue reading

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All the Single Ladies…

I’m filling out a form, and one question asks for my marital status. I’ve been with Tom for almost a decade, but we’re not engaged, or married. So I tick ‘single’. It gets me thinking – why isn’t there isn’t an obvious in-between … Continue reading

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