For the past year and a half of my life, I’ve found it difficult to find reasons to stay alive. That’s the nicest way I can put it – bear with me. What’s unfolded over the past year and half, my depression essentially (god, I really didn’t want to put the D word out there … Continue reading A List.
"Where are you from?" It seems like a simple enough question, doesn't it? But no other four words in the English language have such an automatic ability to strike me with anxiety. What does this question mean? Where was I born? Where do I live? Where do I consider home? When put like that, I … Continue reading On Identity and Belonging Nowhere
At the end of my first semester of my final year, I found myself sitting in the back of a car after my shift at work ended, on my way to campus, still writing and adding in the final pieces to an assignment that was due in 40 minutes. It was then I realised I'd made … Continue reading Abeeha’s Declassified English Degree Survival Guide
(Featured image: Disney Movies) As much as I like Disney, I'm not really one for live-action remakes of animated classics. I mean, how many more retellings of Cinderella can we as a society live through, y'know? But from the moment the cast was announced and the trailer was released for the 2016 remake of The … Continue reading Review: The Jungle Book (2016)
The city awakens to the rumble of the early morning traffic as cars and buses sleepily roll along its slate grey streets. Large trucks and vans filled with various products make their way to the shops that are quietly pulling up their heavy shutters and letting the early morning light illuminate their structured interiors. People … Continue reading Cityscape.