The Fool’s Journey I: The Fool

I have been lucky enough to grow up in a household where religious beliefs can be discussed, understood and accepted without conflict. This also extends to politics, science, climate change, philosophy… Really any topic which could cause conflict can be discussed and analysed without fear of being mocked. My mother was the first person to introduce…

Book Review: The Day of the Triffids

Title: The Day of the Triffids Author: John Wyndham Page Count: 233 Originally Published: 1951 Favourite Quote: “Some quotations are greatly improved by lack of context.” Opening Sentence: When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere. _____ The Day of the…

Exams and Photography: One Down – Two to Go

I completed my first exam yesterday and it went quite well! However, as a multiple choice exam there is always the possibility that something went wrong. In an exam situation I MUCH prefer short response exams. Anyway, apologies for being a little absent this past week – and it will probably be more of the…

30 things to do in a 5 minute study break

During my studies these past few days I have been using the incredible Pomodoro Technique with a clever app on my phone (BeFocused – focus timer and goal tracker) to keep track of my study. However, I often reach my 5 minute break and just sit and stare at the wall, or check Facebook AGAIN.…