US & THEM

Spent today working on placement in a particular psychology dept, lovely patients, lovely nurses, but something annoyed me. One of the trainee nurses said to me half way through the day that she thought I was a patient, she didn’t know I was staff. 128 more words

One Flew Over the Couscous Nest

One of my New Year’s resolutions for 2015 is to eat more vegetables. The trouble is, I hate eating most vegetables and would much rather tuck into a nice frozen pizza. 450 more words

Being a Lover in a Loveless World

It has been an eventful couple of weeks in the new year. Unexpected singlehood has left me with a lot of time to create, which I have put to good use.   375 more words

Writing

Moving the story forward: prose

In writing for the screen, a great tool for moving the story forward is the cut, or transition, from one scene to another.  If the screenwriter/director gets this right, the results can speak volumes.  448 more words

Writer's Tools

The courage I see in you inspires me

Trigger Warning: Depression

A couple of days ago, I watched a documentary on the topic of depression. I’ve always been really interested in how the brain and mind works. 1,250 more words

5 titles Mark Zuckerberg should add to the Facebook book club

Mark Zuckerberg’s global book club is off to a roaring start: it reportedly has more than 90,000 members and his first book selection is… 488 more words

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‘But the rest are even scared to open up and laugh. You know, that’s the thing that got me about this place, that there wasn’t anybody laughing.

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