When You Surprise Yourself as A Writer

In the back of my mind, I had been thinking all day what I was going to write next. Sometimes when I am reading on a train, sometimes listening to a podcast, occasionally bopping my head to music thumping through my headphones, sometimes when I am walking along minding my own business thinking about my […]

Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken

Life is as meaningless as existing. So say the nihilists. Though true these thoughts may be they should not be reasons for depression or melancholy. Instead the focus should be, as Albert Camus suggested, to find a meaning out of the nothing. “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness […]

I Keep Forgetting to Blog because I’m Lazy

ONLY THE BEGINNING Hello. I’m here now. Better late than never. Right? I have been wanting to do this for some time now. Having traversed the long narrow and winding road of writing a first novel I thought I had earned a small break. I sunk in my chair feeling very tired. My fingers were […]