In life, you make joy or you find joy or you’re given joy, and when you discover a source of joy, you have to seize it. These joyful things slip away and reappear, or sprout from somewhere unexpected, and that’s okay. Just make sure that your arms are always open to receiving joy, and your…… Continue reading Finding Joy, Greeting Spring.
This micro-story was written as a potential idea for an imaginative piece for the HSC. It was quickly abandoned for that purpose, but I haven’t managed to leave it behind entirely. My 5-day trek through the stunning Kunderang gorges served as inspiration, and my ultimate goal has been to capture the wonderful things that I see using…… Continue reading Not Conventionally Useful
There’s no good excuse for not writing anything for a month, except I had nothing good to say and I suppose I’ve been busy. I still don’t have anything good to say but sometimes writing nothing at all helps your brain to think of more things to write, so let’s hope for that. I want…… Continue reading Excuse
Sometimes time is on your side, and you can leave five minutes late and be caught in traffic and then be five minutes early. And I didn’t speed, but I did take a short cut. It’s funny, because I could’ve been twenty minutes late and it wouldn’t have mattered, because all the lecturer has discussed…… Continue reading Mud.
Isn’t it strange how medicine keeps people alive until they’re 100 but it can’t make their mind strong until 100 or their bones and their skin strong until 100, and the last 15 years are pretty unpleasant? And you can really see evolution chasing its tail, because we stay alive for so long but our…… Continue reading Run On.
In bare walls and stillness, what can a mind do but rest? Your mind is like a muscle, and you need to exercise it. You also need to reward yourself, and give yourself room to grow. If you’re lacking writing inspiration, try these 5 ways to find inspiration: 5. Challenge Yourself If you’re in a…… Continue reading How to Stay Inspired: Beating Writer’s Block
To a friend, who’s going international and not returning, to clarify. And the short answer is, you can’t. If you know it’s the last time, you’ve just got to look at them and try and make yourself remember this moment a little better than it remembers everything else, but it can’t really. You have to live…… Continue reading How to Say Goodbye Forever