One Small Person In A Very Big World

I arrived in Stockholm on a late afternoon flight from London. I was on my own for the night so I decided to take myself out for dinner. The city …

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You Protect Your Heart, But It Hurts Anyway

I wake up gasping for air, my body soaked in sweat. The recurring nightmare is visiting with increased frequency and it’s so vivid, I’m disorientated when I return to consciousness. …

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Waiting To Surface

One day I woke up and decided to stop rejecting her. The woman who made so many mistakes. The woman who felt deeply hurt and alone. The woman who pretended …

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The Intangible Treasures Of Summer

Whenever I’m asked how I spent the summer, I flounder in my attempts to articulate what I did with my time. I slowed down and therefore I don’t have the …

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Step Back To Move Forward

I originally wrote and published this piece in 2015 on my very first blog – which no longer exists. I felt compelled to share it here after writing this post, it’s …

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17 Ways To Remember Who You Are

I stepped out of the building and onto the pavement and turned my face towards the setting sun. I breathed in the summer air and whispered to myself, “I’m free”. …

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The Space In Between

I pushed off almost six months ago, yet I feel as though I’m suspended in liminal space, existing in that time between the ‘what was’ and the next chapter of …

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Be Here Now

I’m hurtling north on an empty train via London’s Underground, willing my fingers to match the speed of my thoughts as I’m transported across the city. Even after 16 years …

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Restless

I’ve got that feeling again. The one that makes me want to give all my belongings away, burn my journals, get a new tattoo and go somewhere far from here …

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Creating A Body Of Work

So many of us muddle through life without asking ourselves what we really want and why. Instead, we take society’s definition of success and make it our own, often without …

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