I've been using writing prompts to help me write more regularly (which I'm still working on evidently), today's writing prompt is "your favourite way to spend alone time", I thought that this would be an easier one to write about, the only trouble is that I can't seem to put into words what it is I … Continue reading alone time
Loving yourself, as I have learnt, is (or can be) extremely difficult, it's a journey of self-discovery, learning your likes and dislikes; it's a journey of self-acceptance. When I first discovered the term "self-love" I was in a truly dark place, I spent every night in torment, I had frequent panic attacks, certain that I was … Continue reading Why it’s important to love yourself
My best friend is someone who loves and cares for me, he never doubts me and supports me in any way that he can, by offering a shoulder to cry on or by encouraging me to follow my dreams. My best friend has been there for me from day one, he listens to me, he … Continue reading A Thank You note to my Best Friend.
Something that I have always struggled with, my reflection from which I would shy away from, avoiding eye contact with. I would cringe from the mere glimpse of myself, the only times that I ever looked at myself were when I had cried myself to complete oblivion and then just sat in the front of … Continue reading My reflection in the mirror.
I have come to realise now, that I really do only post once every three months, I have recently re-discovered my love for writing again and so I feel that it would only make sense to really try writing here more frequently. When I was a child writing, for me personally, was a coping mechanism, … Continue reading New Beginnings
So a few weekends passed celebrated the 40th anniversary of the birth of my uncle, to celebrate we hosted a not so secret surprise party to which all friends and (most) family were invited. My gift to him was a painting of an elephant he had met on his travels. This post will be a mixture … Continue reading A Gentle Giant at a Party.
This is a letter for those who dismiss abuse as it "not being that bad, it can't possibly have been" or "you know, my parents used to smack me on my hand whenever I misbehaved". Yes, it really was that bad and no, it was never just a "smack" on the hand.This is also a letter … Continue reading A Letter for those who dismiss Abuse.
I feel that I am slowly losing myself. I am but a spec of dust, drifting, in a v a s t expanse of the universe. It's nice here, just me and nothingness, but eventually, I have to drift back down, back to reality. Life is so difficult. Everyone around me seems so good at … Continue reading i am untitled
I realise that I haven't posted anything since my first post three months ago. I apologise for my absence. Time seems to escape from my grasp ever so easily, like a rug being pulled from beneath my feet. I feel that I have become careless with time, allowing it to just slip by as I … Continue reading “Much of the beauty that arises in art comes from the struggle an artist wages with his limited medium.” – Henri Matisse
Hello, I have decided to start this blog as a means to share my art with the world, I know that I have a talent and I'm not so shy anymore as to share that talent with everyone because it is the only true thing that I am good at, it's the only thing I … Continue reading “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”- Vincent Van Gogh