Seeking validation in boys due to trauma

Seeking validation in boys due to trauma

Usually, situations and fleeting moments of pain you experience while in your younger years can physically and emotionally scar you.  I know enough about our lad, Sigmund Freud, to understand that childhood trauma manifests in your unconscious and that there can be a big metaphorical iceberg of pain floating around in your brain.  But, as [...]

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not having an aesthetic is an aesthetic

not having an aesthetic is an aesthetic

Pinning perfect tea-time treats that I neither have the skill nor budget for via Pinterest has become a deeply harvested fetish of mine.  This obsession sits comfortably alongside my need to share day-to-day highlights of my cat or my brunch via Instagram.  I am a big advocate for social media but despite my positivity, sometimes [...]

food: a vegetarian

food: a vegetarian

This post, describing how I shall attempt (for perhaps the fourth time and LAST ) to transition into being a veggie is coming at you while I’m supposed to be juggling four book readings for my English exam next week AND writing an university essay on journalistic gatekeeping and news values.   ‘What’s that?’ you say, [...]