Midnight

    I have always been interested in exploring how external circumstances inform and influence individual identity. Who would we be and how would we behave if our circumstances were different? What impact does our particular  culture, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, childhood experiences and social class have on us? Experiments such as the Stanford Prison Experiment … More Midnight

The Sacred Masculine in the Wake of Feminism

Feminism has encouraged a narrow definition of what might be deemed “acceptable” masculinity.  Throughout history, women have had to undermine their own truth to fit, societal expectations of the “perfect female” and it has led to problems on both an individual and social scale. To ask men to do the same may create some cathartic sense of justice but will only further compound the original problem of inequality. Rather than seeking after further diminishing we should rather be consciously seeking the best for one another by constantly striving to be the best version of our selves. … More The Sacred Masculine in the Wake of Feminism

How Poets write Poems (perhaps) – and my own writing process

    “The poet, is occupied with frontiers of consciousness beyond which words fail, though meanings still exist.” – T.S. Elliot   Two modes of thinking Perhaps there is no instruction book or check list to be followed. Perhaps poems grow in the dark earth beneath the day light of our alert, problem solving, beta … More How Poets write Poems (perhaps) – and my own writing process