Flight or Fight: Growing Through The Cracks

The way to get through life is to count your blessings but there are times  when you feel that there aren’t any to count. There are moments when you feel like your life is useless and you haven’t achieved anything that makes your life all a bit more meaningful. Have you ever felt like this?Continue reading “Flight or Fight: Growing Through The Cracks”

“Pain Is My Microphone”

Dad is gone, Mum is gone,and Grandad is also gone. How many losses can one take until they reach breaking point? I ask myself this question all the time and wonder whether this is all a test from God. I’m convinced that it is, that is the only sane and somewhat logical explanation I canContinue reading ““Pain Is My Microphone””

Bent But Not Broken: Compensating For A Loss

When I was told that my mum passed away, my head felt like it was going through a rollercoaster of emotions. My heart sank that day and a part of me felt that life, as I knew it, was truly over. “I will never smile or be happy again” I mournfully said to myself a coupleContinue reading “Bent But Not Broken: Compensating For A Loss”

Bent But Not Broken: Dealing with Bereavement from an early age

The strongest people are those that have been given tests in life and have no other option but to be strong The strongest people in life are those who have been given challenging tests and have no other option but to be strong in order to get through them. As a result of this strongContinue reading “Bent But Not Broken: Dealing with Bereavement from an early age”

Homeland to Bond: Damian Lewis set to star as next 007

There has been a lot of speculation into who will play the next James Bond, once Daniel Craig decides he’s had enough of the high-speed car chases and seducing irresistible femme fatales. Idris Elba was a name that frequently came up in the rumour mill of who would become the next 007, but that rumourContinue reading “Homeland to Bond: Damian Lewis set to star as next 007”

Film Review: Legend

Double trouble is not even close to describing identical twins Reggie and Ronnie Kray in Brian Helgeland’s (Mystic River, 42, Man on Fire, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3) latest crime movie; Legend. The film, which is also a biopic, chronicles the volatile life of the Kray Twins, starring Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises, Mad Max,Inception) whoContinue reading “Film Review: Legend”

Rainy Days

It’s crazy how 2015 has flown by so quickly and quite scary too. The time,  where some start with the whole: ‘new year .. new me’ and making resolutions for the upcoming year, is almost upon us. I have never really been one to make resolutions or vowed to be a new person once aContinue reading “Rainy Days”

Film Review: Straight Outta Compton

  Last week Straight Outta Compton finally arrived in theatres and I must say it has made its mark, as the film shot straight to number one in the UK box office charts. The biopic debuted the charts with £2.4 million to claim the number one spot from Inside Out which only took £1.2 million in its opening weekend (Hegarty.T,Continue reading “Film Review: Straight Outta Compton”

School Memories: The Neeky/Nerdy Guy

When I was in Secondary School I seemed to have got along with most people in my year group, had a decent group of friends and most of all I studied and completed all of my homework. Pretty much sums up the average student doesn’t it? A part of me wasn’t happy with this, IContinue reading “School Memories: The Neeky/Nerdy Guy”