Anorexia

Stand up to cancer. Grab cancer by the balls. Cancer, we're coming to get you. Noel Edmonds, presenter of Deal or No Deal, was accused of insulting every cancer patient with his comments regarding the illness. Type his name into google and the first thing you'll see is "cancer". He suffered prostate cancer and attributes… Continue reading Anorexia

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“Can’t you just pick the meat out?”

"I wish I could be vegan, but I love [insert dead animal] too much", "don't you miss bacon?", "do you ever cheat?", "can't you just pick the meat out?"... these utterings have become the soundtrack to my life since cutting animal produce from my diet. Stowing my mental revolver, I try to respond to ignorant questioning with… Continue reading “Can’t you just pick the meat out?”

It’s Okay to Have a Bad Day

I woke up today and in my usual habit, immediately scrutinised myself in the mirror. Anxiety pending, I lifted my top to assess my stomach. Disgusting. I stood with my feet together and examined the space between my thighs. Unsatisfactory. I placed my hands on my hips to check the severity of my bingo wings.… Continue reading It’s Okay to Have a Bad Day

The Dish

A poem written in a moment of passion, an extended metaphor about globalisation and global culture.  . Taste spills over the edges of the dish, Abundant in volume as well as flavour. Ingredients cultivated independently, Yet harmonise perfectly. . Rising in clouds, angelic scents tease the tastebuds which pucker in anticipation. The mouth ready to… Continue reading The Dish

#scotlandwelcomestheworld

It was leaving the university library tonight, after bleeding myself into a day-long 'essay sesh', when I came across something which uplifted me from the horrors of recent events. The UK is set to separate from the European Union; Trump rejects immigrants from so called 'Muslim States'; Terror attacks in France; US sanctions on Iran… Continue reading #scotlandwelcomestheworld

My Fair Lady

"The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters" Born in Belgium in 1929, Audrey Hepburn became one of Hollywood's most inspirational legacies. With her slender figure and exquisite taste in fashion, she has been coveted and admired for decades since she first hit the silver… Continue reading My Fair Lady