Terrorism as a symptom of a sick world

Our world is a scary world. But it always has been. Death, despair, and hate have always been part of humanity. Our world is a vulnerable world. And the recent attacks in the UK have thrown a spotlight on just how vulnerable we are. On how easily a human life can be taken, but then …

The magic of a name

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” — William Shakespeare This classic question, asked by Shakespeare, we all know. And while I am not hanging on balconies or poisoning myself, I do wonder what’s in a name. I know some of you have wondered …

Life with only 1 working leg

As you all know, A couple of weeks ago, I had a bad fall and the two bones in my right leg just snapped like a twig. So I thought I’d talk about some of my personal experiences with this new… Lifestyle? So a broken foot/leg almost always means a cast for six weeks and …

The LGBT+ alphabet soup

This week it was the national Pride in my country. Unfortunately, due to my broken leg, I couldn’t go. But I thought it was the perfect time to address some things about the LGBT+ life and show my support this way. 1. What is up with the LGBT+ alphabet soup? How many letters are we …

Day 11. A mermaid’s love

So this is day 11 of the writing challenge and this was right in my wheelhouse. Day 11. Write a love story from end to beginning. So if you might know, I greatly enjoy writing about love. I mean, my first book even has “love” in the title. But for this challenge, I thought I …

Day 10. Around the globe

How many of you here wished they traveled more? Raise your hands if you are one of them. I bet there are many of you that would love to explore the world but are somehow anchored down by invisible chains. So here goes: Day 10. Write the autobiography of the life you weren’t brave enough …

A good night out: Brandon

This is the follow-up from the short story ” A good night out”. If you haven’t read it yet, you should start here.   1. Brandon goes to pick up the phone himself   ‘ Yo… Yeah… I had to be somewhere very early… What?… Sure… Fine… I will be there in a bit… Yup… …

A good night out: Ryan

This is the follow-up from the short story ” A good night out”. If you haven’t read it yet, you should start here.   2. Ryan goes to pick up the phone.   ‘ Dude, am not going back there.’ Brandon snorted as he pushed Ryan’s phone back on the coffee table. It was just …

Day 9. How to adult after high school

Hahahahaha, this is the day I have been waiting for! I have finally reached a time where I can bestow my wisdoms onto the next generation! Okay, that might be a little over exaggeration. But all kidding aside, I do think I might be able to give some pieces of advice for you who are …