Why Are We Unhappy?

Since leaving work in March, I have learned a lot about myself. This is to be expected, since I spend most days reading, researching and writing. One of the most important things that I have learned is that I am no different to the majority of people. Lest I be accused of writing the world's... Continue Reading →

There Is A Need For More Stories

I remember the first time I received a phone call. I was 13 and it was a weekday. My mum answered. I was up in my room and thought nothing of it, as no one ever called the house for me. When my mum called me downstairs, I got very scared, very quickly. My brain... Continue Reading →

How Botham Jean’s Killing Is Framed Follows The Playbook. That Needs To Change

"Who lives, who dies, who tells your story?" - Hamilton In America, there is a media playbook for how to talk about mass shootings and guns. It's so ingrained, late night talk show hosts have joked about it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fE36KPRyt0Q often. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J13moAuWDUE There's also a playbook when an unarmed black man is killed. Sadly, it's being... Continue Reading →

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