I was pondering writing about mass hysteria, before the great toilet paper panic hoarding movement of 2020. It’s an interesting phenomenon, across history and today, and the reason I think it’s so interesting, is the way that many individual minds can seemingly join as one. A crowd sharing one mind and one movement and one…… Continue reading Contagion: mass hysteria & misinformation
It’s been a while. If there’s something I’ve learned about good friends, it’s that sometimes it is a while. And it’s okay, as long as you all come back to each other. Last night I skyped my dearest friends who are dotted along the coastline, and the time and distance disappeared and then it was…… Continue reading A Plan
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
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
You have to look behind to draw a map. You can predict where the road’s going to curve and where it’ll end up, but you can’t know until you get there. I just sat down and calculated when I’ll be graduating from university. It’s further away than I hoped. Suddenly I can feel every lazy…… Continue reading More Study, Less Avocado?
Sunday afternoon can revive sunday morning, hopefully. Sunday morning meant skipping my soccer game, and I told myself it was to study, which might have been justified had it been true. Really, I had to finish my series on Netflix. But then study, right? Wrong! Then I noticed my room to be quite untidy. It’s…… Continue reading Afternoon Revives Morning.
The people we value in our society are the people who are perched on the top rung of their ladders. We idolise those who have excelled, and as a media-driven society, we shine a spotlight in their face and expect a moral pillar by which we can base our actions. Talented at football? Acting? Singing?…… Continue reading Limelight, take Flight