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Disneyland Paris | 2017

Disneyland Paris | 2017
One of my favourite things in this world is being able to truly escape real life. Completely and utterly. I get pretty close when I become engrossed in a good book, closer still when watching a phenomenal movie and truly transported at a gig but I know I'm not completely gone.  Last year I finally found where I can truly experience escapism; theme parks. They are meant to look like a dream w…
The Best Of | 2017

The Best Of | 2017

The time has come to once again make a summary of the best things I consumed in 2017. I look forward to making this list every year because I like being able to look back at what I was int…
University | Year 3 | Term 1

University | Year 3 | Term 1

Wow. My last year as an undergraduate has begun and these types of blog posts are coming to an end also. It is both equally terrifying and heartwarming to look back through the last six po…
LANY @ O2 Academy Bristol

LANY @ O2 Academy Bristol

Wow. How do I even begin to explain how phenomenal this gig was? I summed it up on twitter as "the closest to a religious experience I think I will ever feel" and that seems pret…
Alfie.

Alfie.

This isn't something I thought I would write so soon. I had hoped to write this in ten years time or more as a nostalgic look back on such a wonderful part of my life. I've lost pe…
Hometown Blues | Poetry

Hometown Blues | Poetry

When my past comes knocking on my door, it does so with a perfect smile. You squeeze me tight and kiss my cheek and smell just the same. Your eyes twinkle in poor lighting and your voice f…
Earthquakes and Heartaches | Poetry

Earthquakes and Heartaches | Poetry

I give too much of myself away I think I hope  deep down  that if I keep giving  that I will get back and that if I unravel myself enough then someone will tangle themselves into me. But the more I…
Neil Hilborn | Bush Hall, London

Neil Hilborn | Bush Hall, London

I, like most, found out about Neil Hilborn when his poem 'OCD' went viral online. I was struck by the emotion and passion he delivered his poetry and soon fell into the world of sl…
Sticky Toffee Pudding | Poetry

Sticky Toffee Pudding | Poetry

The entire restaurant breaks out into a chorus of happy birthday and our eyes meet as we burst out into awkward laughter, we join in off tune and warbled clapping enthusiastically for a st…
Europe | Video | 2017

Europe | Video | 2017

Just before I went back to my summer job in a busy youth hostel for weeks on end I decided to join a couple of my friends who were travelling around Europe for the last week of their trip.…
Strawberry and Lime | Poetry

Strawberry and Lime | Poetry

His hands find mine over sticky beer stained tables at the pub from our past. I am nervous, outwardly erratic in my hand gestures with my inability to stay still but I am happy, comfortabl…
University | Year 2 | Term 3

University | Year 2 | Term 3

As I start almost all of these blog posts, I am always shocked by how much I have done in a term and I'm not sure if I get momentary amnesia when I make my brain think back that far. T…
Bruno Mars @ the O2 Arena

Bruno Mars @ the O2 Arena

In late November, high off adrenaline from seeing Panic! at the disco the night before, my housemate and I sat hogging a table in our hotel, pilfering off the free wifi waiting for 10am to…