Life After University

As much as finishing my degree was a huge accomplishment and relief, with Final Year being the most stressful moment of my academic career, one thing I was never prepared for were the emotions that came with post-university life. Many would see finishing university as returning to the 'real world' and make joke of having to … Continue reading Life After University

cat chat poetry

CAT CHAT

My cat whines at me in what sounds operatic. Harmonising with itself. Itself being its reflection in the oven door. Maybe it just wants a chat. I realise, after asking what’s wrong, as if she can respond, can translate my ‘can you be quiet?’ in to something feline. I realise, two hours later, after shutting … Continue reading CAT CHAT

A Fresher’s Guide to Birmingham

(I wrote this during my Birmingham Mail work placement and they never published it, lol) That dreaded time of year is again approaching for students. Eighteen year olds are entering the world of beans on toast, clubbing five nights a week and getting up for that 9am lecture. Of course, stereotypes aside, preparing for the … Continue reading A Fresher’s Guide to Birmingham

A Hypothetical Job

Once again the paper is jammed tightly strung like my tolerance in the lift, immersed in a duvet of strangers, a huddle of workers, where all we have in common is our morning Starbucks run.   We don't take the stairs, we have a reputation to uphold for why do things ourselves when the computer … Continue reading A Hypothetical Job

HUNGOVER

Liqueur-kissed smeared lipstick, as the man at the bar hands over his wages for an easy fix. Now, the morning sun laps at my eye-lids for last night's antics are another head-cold   When the liquid laced my throat the mindless poison, ferociously provokes stumbled words across the screen, with words Grandma would deem 'obscene.'   For now pound … Continue reading HUNGOVER