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“You’re going on a gap year, where are you travelling to?” This is a popular question that often arose towards the end of my exams to which I always responded “nowhere, I’m staying at home. I just need to learn […]

Artificial Light

Can’t go home yet Home is truth Home denies my neverending youth Home knows that I Like trees towards sky Must grow; Home knows Me.   Home is love and Home is feeling But home has four walls and a […]

Hygge : a playlist

Falling Short : Lapsley Beach Baby : Bon Iver Naked as We Came : Iron & Wine Mystery of Love : Sufjan Stevens Oliver : Brooke Bentham Blanket : Siv Jakobsen Super 8 Eyes : Benjamin Francis Leftwich Archie, Marry […]


Lowlands The pressure pops and I’m shocked out of sleep. Up north the heathered hills gave me shelter, But they glowered down like traitorous guards Whose spears would turn if the clouds gathered right.   Evening sun lies heavy on […]


It is time to stretch my arms over the blue seas & lie in foreign beds again. my tongue yearns for the salted taste of seasides, comfort & home. I leave again today, pinning myself to opposite ends of this […]

The Home Run

It is a slippery word Tumbling so quickly from your lips You don’t have time to figure it out. A place talked about so much in your present, Yet nearly always referring to the future A place where you will […]

An Ode to my Teenage Bedroom

I never really imagined I’d become as nostalgic for my teenage bedroom as I did. When I moved to uni, I was ready to leave behind any bad memories I had associated with it. To begin with, I forgot how […]