Photo by Alice Pasqual on Unsplash Why Do We Need Food Banks? In short, the vast disparity of wealth distribution in the UK leaves a staggering amount of the population in poverty, struggling to meet the basic requirements of life. Food Banks provide relief and assistance by covering at least one of these requirements, as well as offering … Continue reading Food Banks
Photo by Hal Gatewood on Unsplash In the 21st Century, it is nigh-on impossible to avoid technology in any day to day capacity. In the first and second fiscal quarters of 2019, global sales of smartphones totalled over six-hundred and ninety-five million (1). To put that into some context, the population of the UK is estimated to number around … Continue reading Who Needs a Website?
In the immortal worlds of the endlessly talented Doctor Seuss: I am Sam. I am Sam. Sam I am. Green Eggs and Ham by Doctor Seusss To be frank (little F, as mentioned I am Sam, not Frank), I don’t believe it matters, particularly in relation to this module. We are not objective creatures. Humans … Continue reading Who Am I?
Photo by Juliane Liebermann on Unsplash My Family I come from a family of nine, twelve if you include pets (which we usually do). There’s my Mum, Dad and then seven of us children: four boys and three girls. There’s quite an age range amongst us siblings, with myself at twenty-two and the littlest at just five years … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Adoption
When I venture to speak your name,The word is uttered with spit.A sour taste of unforgotten blame,Tattooed with abundant regret. A name is said to reflect a person;In your case, I deem this the truth.An honest reflection, a candid reminder,Of my wasted, corrupted youth. To blame another for your transgressions,Is commonly labelled a sin.But my … Continue reading Let go
There's a house with no roof,On a street with no lights.A young man lives there,Aged beyond his years. He has a car with no engine,And sits on a seat with no belt.The car jumps forward,It roars, quietly. He passes cars with no drivers,And sings a song with no tune.His phone rings in his pocket,He answers, … Continue reading Aged Beyond His Years
Her face is cracked and Reflects her cold, broken heart. The world was not kind.
The Crimson Filter
Oh, how I wish to replace the white filter,Pressed, firmly, between your lips,As your gentle hands craft the last cigarette of the day. To be stained by the dark shade of your cheap lipstick,If I am lucky, you will hold me too tight,For just a moment too long.The moisture will crack your skin with indignant … Continue reading The Crimson Filter