growing up
14 posts
This One's For Bill.
There is nothing like the bond that lives between kids and old people, and while I'm sure Bill would actively contest the idea that he ever reached "old age", the sentiment remains true. I couldn't put a name to it, but something special happens whenever memory and imagination meet.
3 min read
man, young, finds himself on holiday
at the borrowdale inn • in search of munros • ocean eyes
my grandfather’s arms were the first street I grew up on / parallel and stretched out / ready for me to run into
Hello, it's me again.
I’m missing out on autumn / Taking a break from the leaves / A pause on my emotions. But I know when the sun comes up / They’ll just come rolling in on their tandem bicycle.
An Open Letter to Catholic School Boys
Dear Catholic All Boys Schools, We both knew this conversation was coming. For a long time, I think.
2 min read
Teenage Delinquents
Tomfoolery is the name of the game / While our deepest desires creep out / Lame ideas of fame enter each discussion
Three Short Pieces About London
pimlico • westminster • brixton
2 Love Letters – Childhood and Adulthood
One letter to childhood. Another to adulthood. Where we are, where we're going.
The Search for More
Is there any more to it? There has to be more. Am I selfish for wanting more? Probably.
Strawberries and Cheese
It's been a long while since I've eaten strawberries with cheese. My recent lack of strawberries and cheese seems to me a sign that I have been moving very quickly.
1 min read
Where To Look
I don’t know where to look / Everything is so loud / So full of colour / It’s impossible to choose / Where to focus.
Odd Generation
I grew up in an odd generation - although I’m sure every generation believes themselves to be odd.
Stream of Consciousness: Year 12
Having a nice planner makes year twelve look a little less daunting, but only a little ... I want to do well and I think that's what is making me even more scared.
Self-improvement: Being Open to Healthy Changes
Self-improvement. It is a term you would have heard a lot about. Maybe you heard it floating around your weekly yoga class, you know the one, the one that you only went to because you read somewhere that it is the "key to happiness and content".
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