A Tale of a Boy Who Cannot Swim and a Girl Who Lives on Camera
Written by Eliot John, and illustrated by Elliott Highmore Continue reading We Go Like Water
So, today marks the anniversary of one of the worst days in my life. A year today I was raped by a taxi driver and had to fight for my life. The justice system failed me and the whole ordeal ended with me sobbing with two policewomen who were also crying and telling me that they believed me. And that meant a lot that they … Continue reading One Year Later
A little self-reflection goes a long way Continue reading “The Impressions We Leave Are Really Unexpected I guess”
Megan is dressed in a schoolgirl outfit: colourful trainers, flowing black skirt, tied-up white shirt and pigtails in her hair, garnished with pink pom-pom hairbands. She is left stranded in a city which is foreign to her and doesn’t have a plan (for once). Her phone is extremely low on battery, so she chooses who to call carefully. Not her parents, they’ll be too worried. … Continue reading I Know What You Did Last Summer
Modern fairy tale. Grimm Continue reading The Princess and the Pea
A feminist novel, focusing on female safe spaces within the context rape culture.
The preface to my creative writing MA dissertation.
It’s only a rough draft, and I guess I just wanted to see what people think…
Time To Talk About It I feel like I have been walking around with the heaviest backpack on my shoulders for eternity. And finally, it is time for me to shed this thick layer of armour and talk about it. It’s all well said and done to say that I should’ve done so months ago. But now is the time. In the summer of 2018 … Continue reading My Application for First Dates 2019
My review of Rachel Kushner’s ‘The Mars Room’… Continue reading The Mars Room