At 23 years of age, I stand as a confident homosexual man in 2016. I am proud of who I am, I am comfortable (for the most part) in my own skin. I have spent the last 23 years learning about myself, who I am, what I stand for, what I believe in and […]
Earlier today, I launched a hunt for ex-students who could give me one piece of advice for the class of 2016. As I was scrolling through my news feed on Facebook, awaiting answers from said hunt, I came across a video that changed everything. You know when you’ve watched a thousand videos but there is […]
When I was younger, I would watch Postman Pat back to back with every free moment I had. I wanted to be a postman when I grew up. I thought it would be the perfect life; driving round in my red van, with my black and white cat at my side, delivering the towns post. […]
I have typed and retyped this blog post so many times. I just keep searching for the words that I cannot find. The last few weeks have shaped my life in a huge way and I honestly don’t know how to feel. One of those situations that you can look at during the night hours […]
If there is one thing that I have learnt in my short life so far, it is that you can’t always please everybody. I still to this day try my hardest to please people but I am certainly better at telling myself that I don’t have to. I spent my teenage years trying to mould […]
As children, we are told that a simple plaster (or band-aid, to my American Kids) and a kiss will make all of the pain stop. We recklessly run around our care-free lives and we are protected from the true extent of pain that the world can inflict.