Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning to discover that he has been transformed into a horrendous beetle-like creature. This story reflects on how the family, and Gregor himself, deals with this awful event. It’s perhaps one of the strangest pieces of literature around and a very short yet impactful and thoroughly enjoyable read. The Metamorphosis… Continue reading The Metamorphosis
18 years ago, Simone and Matt Porter went through the most horrifying thing imaginable. Their 6 month old daughter was kidnapped and never seen again. Then, years later a young woman named Grace approaches Simone claiming to be her daughter, but only days later goes missing herself. Simone becomes obsessed with Grace, and the hunt… Continue reading The Girl You Lost
I recently went for a job interview. Well, three days ago actually. One question I got asked (and I’m sure a few of you have probably been asked before too) was what my biggest achievement is to date. It kind of stunned me for a second but I did feel like I had a decent… Continue reading Achievement Unlocked
The power of positive thinking is truly incredible. By making the decision to see the bright side of any situation possible, you can pretty much change your life. Now I’m not about to say that it’s a cure for depression or anything like that (I get it, I have it and I’m not about to… Continue reading Conscious Positivity
Go to books. Books you’ve read so much the pages are wearing down and the ink is fading. Books you can always rely on to make you feel exactly what you want to feel. I’m pretty sure all bookworms have these books. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. This book is magical. It’s supposed to… Continue reading Comfort Foods of the Book World
Logging onto Facebook, it only takes 2 minutes for me to scroll through and come to the conclusion that eeeeeeeeveryone has their life together. The funny thing is, I’m sure some people think the same about me. But that’s just so not true and I’m sure the same can be said for the majority of other… Continue reading Direction? I’m Lost
Imagine witnessing something truly horrific. Something that changes your life forever and shocks you to your core. Imagine this is something your family and friends (unknowingly) support. Imagine trying to tell them what you’ve seen, trying to help them see the truth and they just plug their ears and shout “LA LA LA”…. Well that’s… Continue reading New Year New What?