Most people are very understanding of asthma, but I have been told certain things in passing, by friends, educators, and strangers alike - “Asthma is just coughing.” “Stop overreacting.” “You obviously don’t exercise enough.” “It’s not a real illness.” “Just get over it.” It’s November 8th, the cold has creeped in across the country. I’m … Continue reading “Just Get Over Your Asthma”
Excuse my language here, but there is no other way to say it – books are the shit. I mean that in a good way. Books are my greatest joy, apart from carbs and my dog Chewie. For three years, I studied BA English Literature & Drama at the University of Winchester; I basically did … Continue reading Talk Literary to Me
‘Twas the night before New Year, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse… Apart from Rosie Lewis who was having an extestential crisis. – It was in early December that I remembered the year 2017 would be arriving shortly, and there would be an influx of people on … Continue reading New Year, New Me?
Dear Employee of the Caudate Nucleus, This is an official warning from Head Office. Please consider your recent behaviour and the effect it has had on the Work Place. In other words, what the hell are you playing at? Seriously. Over the last few weeks, nay, months, there has been an immense deterioration in your … Continue reading My Employee of the Caudate Nucleus is misbehaving…
It’s that time of year again. Oh Heavens, I wish it wasn’t. That semester of Hell. If you walk within a mile of a campus or a school, you can hear the low rumble of crying and cursing students. The end is so close and yet so far. It’s that dreaded time; the Assessment Period. … Continue reading Deep breaths, exam timetables, and puppies.