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The Essay

So this happened last term in my English Literature class. There’s this really pretty girl i had a huge crush on but, being the same old me, I never tried initiating a conversation with her. 678 more words


I don't know what I want to do with my life

A brief essay on my future

You know, I really don’t know what I want to do with my life. When I try to think about my future, I just imagine myself, standing there, looking much older than I am right now. 1,793 more words


Philosophising for Money

Last month I mentioned the Heythrop Essay Prize 2014, the poster for which I’d seen in the sixth form area at my school. Well, after over a month of procrastinating, I’ve finally gotten down to doing it. 737 more words


chronicling space - "maybe tomorrow"

It’s been a month. More than, actually. It has been 35 days, or exactly five weeks since the break-up. I don’t know because of some obsession with counting the time since then or anything, I just know it’s been four days since the 31-day mark aka exactly a month after. 671 more words


on a personal note…

I haven’t blogged in quite some time. In fact, I haven’t done much writing of a personal or creative nature either. It’s been a long year, with far too many ups and downs. 380 more words


Memento Mori - Death Defined in 19th Century American Poetry



Despite sprawling achievement in science and medicine, men and women in the modern world remain intimately tethered to nature by death. Humanity is both equalized and judged by the unbiased standard of an average expected lifespan. 1,468 more words

The Mosquito Incident

I remember when my father was still alive 6-7 years ago  he would instruct me to kill mosquitoes around the house in exchange for 5php per kill. 280 more words