Sweeet Shop I am the pearl of insulin upon the sliver of steel, Clear and pungent. I can take you back to the days when you roamed in the grass Like a freshly emerged butterfly Until your body refused to obey and you had to come indoors To blood tests, syringes and Pampers. But now,…Read more Sweet Shop
So here I am, on the brink of my first holiday in a few years but what makes this all the more exciting and interesting is that it is an outing that is completely unsupervised. In 45 minutes we will have to wake up to get ready for the cab ride to London Gatwick. Yes,…Read more Lift Off
Forget about the tiring days and nights spent looking after these teething monsters, believe me when I tell you that babies are like snow. How so? What on earth do you mean? Are you feeling ok? Yes I am, thank you very much for your concern. You see, nine months ago I became an uncle…Read more Babies are like Snow
I'm not really sure why but when I first bought a bike about six years ago, it seemed like a big deal to my family and relatives. Perhaps it was because living in London, bikes were not so common back then or maybe it was that my family had this built-in fear for bikes with…Read more Oh No, This Again..
Some of the best memories were made in the early years of education. When going to school was not about passing exams or tests but actually developing your own self. Here are a few of mine. I once brought a knife to school. A sharp one but before you think this person was a crazy…Read more Memories
Back then, they would pay people to go to university! That is how people tend to describe university life 15-30 years ago which leads me to the question, was it easier to grow up back then or now? The immediate answer would be it is easier now of course! I mean back then there were…Read more Growing Up: Then And Now
It would be hypocritical of me to say that I do not like to wear designer clothes but one thing that really annoys me about some young children these days is their obsession with their clothing. When I say young, I am talking about ten-year olds which does not mean it is okay for everyone…Read more The Childhood Conundrum
Pride. A usually disliked emotion but it certainly is different when you feel proud about other people. An example would be your parents. Yes whilst we know they constantly teeter on the edge of embarassing you in front of your friends with a casual remark or two, there are moments when you grin and think…Read more Proud Of Your Parents?
When your parents would drop you off or pick you up from school, would you cringe and hide your face as you dive through the open door like a soldier evacuating from a hot battlefield or were you one of those lucky ones who could stride proudly to their car and even offer a friend…Read more Which One Are You?
I have always loved to draw. Since I was young, the creative spark in me meant I would spend hours with my Crayola felt-tips and colouring pencils creating pictures upon pictures. Admittedly, they were not works of art but I still enjoyed it. If I do have a regret about my A-level subjects, it is…Read more Is This Art?
Written nine years ago. I can't help but cringe at the lack of connectives and I don't know how I wrote that last sentence if I had already stopped writing! There have been two periods in my life where I maintained a diary for about a.month and both were when my mum went abroad. Reading…Read more Thank God My Writing Has Improved Since This!
If you are a parent, are there some things you wish you had recorded whilst growing up to refer back to as an adult? To give to your children and say hey, I was like you once and here is my written proof. Looking over my childhood things, I began to think about how writing…Read more The Legacy Of Our Teenage Years