Finding it Difficult to Give a Shit?

It is said that a blog (and potentially its whole purpose) is to make personal statements of opinion. Contrary to this, in some ways, in order to avoid the first person kind of narrative talking about oneself tends to produce, I have looked to make many of my blog posts non-personal. Perhaps I’ve been missing [...]

A Beautiful Li(F)e

"Gaining a beautiful life has nothing to do with status, equality, or justice" A beautiful life is gained when we’re raised by adults who empower us through their love. Their empowering love manifests itself through a burning desire to teach us how to be fully grown. Being educated and informed, as to the ways of [...]

What If Reality Were Better Than Fiction?

"At the time of writing the Harry Potter books, if JK Rowling had thought her reality, better than fiction, she’d never have put pen to paper" Rowling's reality, at the time of writing Harry Potter, was, as we’re led to believe, horrible. As she put it herself: “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which [...]

Focusing The Human Will

"I notice in the news this morning the actress Emma Watson has donated £1m to a new campaign aimed at helping those affected by harassment" It’s a certain fact that sexual harassment is an uncomfortable and unsavoury aspect to human behaviour. During my early twenties I qualified and worked as a driving instructor. During this [...]

The Only Form of Justice

"Over time many of us come to the opinion that there is no such thing as justice. We’re reminded over and over again, not only about the injustice within our legal systems, but also the injustice within the wider scheme of things, world over." I’m going to make some subtle changes to this opinion though, [...]