Finding the Silver Lining

“Liquid silver falls from the skiesDrop by Drop Squeezed from the darkness aboveDrops become a flowing silver riverWinding around the bend or hung on a string Frozen in time. A snapshot. Gently slipping, tumbling downBut joins the mass eventually. The darkness breaks. Light spurts out.Like moonlight on the waterIts golden glow illuminatinga delicate cobwebbed pathBurstingContinue reading “Finding the Silver Lining”

Writing for the Orbital Magazine… (+ Blog updates)

In August I was appointed Opinion editor at my uni student magazine, so far I’ve written on Extinction Rebellion and the Reclaim party… I would also love to hear what you’ve been enjoying on my blog and what you’d like to see more of in the future.

The Future is Digital: a look at NFT’s

The Future is Digital – a bit obvious for a title isn’t it? Our entire lives are on the internet; from our social lives, our money, our work and now collecting. Buying and selling anything from original files of art and photography to car part designs at McLaren and first copy merchandise – it’s allContinue reading “The Future is Digital: a look at NFT’s”

Masks – a Poem

I type into google a m a s k expecting the spook of the season in orange and white and green for pumpkin or ghost or Frankenstein or black, the cat, the witch, the vampire or red, for gore and blood, for devil instead the blue sheets fill the screen. The same that lie discardedContinue reading “Masks – a Poem”

The Superhero Movie Craze

Last week the ‘Spiderman: No Way Home’ teaser trailer was released breaking all records for the number of views, likes and discussions about it (not sure how they measure that last one!) Marvel has always had a devout fan base that grew with the movies they released, Iron Man (2008) made around $100 million inContinue reading “The Superhero Movie Craze”

‘All the Worlds a Stage’

‘Staycations’ and Holidays at home have had a resurgence thanks to the covid pandemic, with people less keen to travel and extend their time away with a quarantine. We felt the same, still yearning to explore and take a break from everyday life but not wanting the hassle that going abroad brings in a timeContinue reading “‘All the Worlds a Stage’”

‘To Write’

To Write: Hemingway once said that to write Is to bleed out Onto the paper – The ink in some metamorphosis Into hot blood Flowing out of the nib. Red dashed And splashed Across the white Like some kind of massacre. But writing isn’t brutal. There are no armies and the Weapons are not alwaysContinue reading “‘To Write’”