Monthly Archives: August 2014

Is Revenge a Dish Best Served At All?

Last night, I went with my grandfather to the National Theatre to see Ben Power’s adaptation of Euripides ‘Medea’. Medea is about a woman who had previously betrayed her father and her homeland and slaughtered her brother for the man … Continue reading

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The Words Won’t Come

The words won’t come. I sit here, staring at the annoyingly empty screen, willing them to come. I can hear them whizzing around my brain, racing and laughing and crashing into my skull, giving me a headache. It’s like I’ve … Continue reading

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On My Way

“You might work but I’ll work harder, You might fight but I’ll fight smarter, Might not be on top of the world but hey I’m on my way   You might fly but I’ll fly higher, You’re so hot but … Continue reading

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We May Plan…

Today is the sixth day of our holiday en Brittany, which is in the north of France. We are staying in a stone cottage, which is beautiful but extremely cold, nestled in the heart of a forest. The view is … Continue reading

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That’s What Dreams Are Made Of

Always follow your dreams, we are told. If you want something, work hard and go and achieve it. Don’t give up until you’ve reached your aim. That’s what they tell us. That’s what people say to us from when we … Continue reading

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Acknowledgement

The words ‘thank you’ are more than 1500 years old and, along with the German ‘danke’, originate from the proto – germanic ‘thankojan’. The word ‘thanks’ is probably a word you use every day, whether to show genuine appreciation, common … Continue reading

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Silence

“True friendship is sitting together in silence and then getting up and walking away, feeling like you’ve had the best conversation.”   I am a quiet person. And so is my best friend. Sometimes being quiet can have its disadvantages. … Continue reading

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