Review: Death Notes

Jul 21st, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 3 min read
A few years ago, my sister’s friend gifted her a collection of books – the kind with covers that looked as though they were filled with horror and supernatural mystery. My sister, who is the most avid reader I’ve ever met and who ignited the same passion in me, couldn’t bring herself to read them; it was the first (and, to my knowledge, only) time...
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Jul 10th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 2 min read
Back in April, I introduced you all to Letters from the Heart; a project indirectly inspired by Maya Angelou that had the sole purpose of releasing letters online in hopes that someone harbouring the same feelings as the writer can find some sort of peace in the knowledge that they are not alone. Well, the very first letter was officially posted on June 30th and...

Guest Post: Talking About Writing and Writing About Life

Jun 25th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read
Ironically, words cannot describe how excited I was to be invited to talk at the Can Anyone Write A Memoir? event at the end of April. I wasn’t published, my writing had been on a worryingly long hiatus, and yet here was the opportunity to talk about something I loved doing, that resonated deeply within me, and in one of my favourite places in the...
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A Day in the Life of a Freelancer

Jun 12th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 10 min read
10.00 am Before you ask, yes 10am is the time my days usually start. As you’ll come to realise by the end of this post, my days aren’t 9 to 5, I don’t work 8 hour days with an hour break in the middle and I sure as hell don’t go to sleep at a decent hour... not unless I’m ill. For the record, I...