The Cacophony of Ignorance: A Short Story

‘Don’t you think it’s exceptional?’ Pete was sat at an almost full coffee bar when he asked this question. And when I say asked, I mean he more like yelled it for the whole of the coffee house to hear, and it was certainly loud enough to prevent the young man on his right from hearing…

The Back to University Round Up

So this is going to be more of a chatty post, which I haven’t really done yet on this blog, so here goes… Moving Out (Again) Come September the 12th and it was time for me to move back to my university city and into my new house in readiness to start my second year…

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Initial Thoughts

After seeing numerous advertisements for the first episode titled “The Hood Maker”, and seeing that Richard Madden who you may well know as Robb Stark from Game of Thrones was playing the male lead in it, I decided to give it a go. I recognised Philip K. Dick as the author of The Man in…

If We Were Having Coffee I’d Say…

That it’s raining right now and we couldn’t have picked a cosier time to drink our coffee. That I hope you’re well, and that I don’t know about you but i’m feeling super content right now, as coffee shops are one of my favourite places to be. That you don’t have to do things purely…

The Three Ws: Bookish Questions

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking On A World of Words. And these three W’s that the title has so ambiguously referenced are three book related questions; What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently Reading: The Da Vinci Code by Dan…

Growing Up

“… And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations. They’re quite aware of what they’re going through…” ~ David Bowie Being a teenager is challenging. The number of subliminal messages and expectancies placed upon young people are countless. Even though most of these ‘so…

Student Life is What You Make It

‘Student life is what you make it’, is something I often found myself saying to my friends at university, as I’m reassuring them that there is certainly more to ‘uni life’ then going clubbing. Don’t like clubbing? Then the simplest solution for that my friend is, don’t go. It’s not always as simple as that…