The 84th Problem

The 84th Problem

There's a story that's been on my mind quite a bit recently; since moving to London. It's about a farmer who is having a tough year. His crops die due to the bad weather and his family is miserable. As the story goes, he approaches the Buddha to question his teaching. Why does his faithfulness [...]

A Haiku

We're oceans apart. Between us waves are breaking, And so is my heart. I wrote a version of this poem in a notebook two years ago, completely forgetting about it until I fell upon the same notebook a few weeks ago. When I saw it I was pleasantly surprised. I realised I could change the [...]

Things to Fall in Love with

A list. For when I need a reminder that falling in love isn't reserved for relationships. Walking through a foreign town where no one knows your nameFinding shops full of beautiful clutterArt and books and photosThe memories they replay for usCoffee anytime of the dayLoving your friends, forgiving your foes, and complimenting strangers Telling family [...]

The July 2019 Chapter

The July 2019 Chapter

Here's a pattern I've noticed: you make a wish, work towards it step by step but never feel like you're getting anywhere, then suddenly it's done, you enjoy the moment. And repeat. Life seems to be one long process of creation. A constant journey through that pattern to improve oneself. Although it passes us in [...]

Body Confidence

Body Confidence

Should you have come to this post with a lack thereof, here's what I would like you to do. Go to your mirror for ten minutes and study yourself. This is the honest way I build my body confidence. To amplify I often listen to music too. Ask me as I'm writing this and I [...]

A fresh start.

A fresh start.

We were sat all together on a round table, anticipating the release of the party poppers in our mits, and glasses at the ready. When the countdown begun I savoured every second of saying goodbye 2018. Two words that still put a smile on my face now. And as the calendar rolled over on to [...]