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    The choking grasp of anxiety

    28/05/2017

    It is a familiar darkness that looms over me on the long, dark days. A black dog trailing behind, shrouding me from the outside world. It wraps around me its ebony drenched tendrils, born out of the darkened mire of my mind. Here we lie, together, until tomorrow’s dawn splinters and light streaks through the fractures in the shadows. Our relationship is one with teeth and nails flaring; it lacks the simple presence of happiness, and yet still we cling to each other with deeply planted roots. This is how it feels to suffer with anxiety.

     Anxiety wasn’t just one shadow lurking in the depths, but hundreds of ravenous monsters

    Me and the ‘black’ dog

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  • Dystopia isn't just the books we read or the movies we watch, it's in day to day life and how we shop, eat, think and act...
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    Why dystopia?

    Lately I’ve been questioning why I decided to blog about dystopian books, and wondering why I still do. In moments of complete tiredness, when all rational thoughts have been lost to the day, I…

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    16/07/2016
  • living thoughts

    Mid-Week Motivation

    This week’s quote is: In our society, sometimes standing out as different can be made to seem like a bad thing. For bookworms like us, not everyone seems to understand our love of books…

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    10/02/2016
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    Mid-Week Motivation

    This week’s quote is: Over the last few weeks we’ve been absorbed in The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer, one of the most hilarious and gripping series we’ve read in a while. There have…

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    03/02/2016