I opened the fridge and stared blankly into the cheeseless light. I never even used to eat cheese. My mum is allergic and as a small child I convinced myself that I was too. So I never touched the stuff. It wasn’t until I was about fifteen that I discovered the glory that is melted … Continue reading A Life Without Cheese
I was chucked out of whatever trance it was I was in, when I heard a bottle smash further ahead. The sound leapt between walls on either side of the narrow street, and the ripples made the following laughter seem more hostile. To be fair, it could just be a group of friends taking the … Continue reading Cheesy Pasta
She is so pretty, that waitress. When she walks away her long hair swishes back and forth in a liquid pendulum motion. The careful way she works the coffee machine makes her look so graceful. Repeating her actions over and over, with such gentle precision I could get lost, watching her for hours. I saw … Continue reading The Diner
So for my creative non-fiction class I have to write an immersive essay - the kind of journalism where you get really stuck in. I've been looking forward to an assignment like this for a long time. But what to do, what to do. I mean, I don't think I have the time to write … Continue reading Immersion
I’m sitting here thinking of what to write for this story on casual dating in which I really don’t have a whole lot of experience. It’s not so easy. Valentine’s Day and flings don’t really go well together. Some may argue that you can still have fun on Valentine’s Day whilst dating around but let’s … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day
Recently me and my friend have been fascinated by the idea of a "survival CV", so much so that we both unknowingly bought each other survival books for Christmas. The idea came about while we were soullessly picking and choosing which of our friends we would take with us on our zombie apocalypse team - … Continue reading Survival C.V.
Imagine that over the space of a year crime rates dropped. Imagine traffic fatalities decreased to a twelve year low. Imagine all the money that the courts spent on these issues went to schools and hospitals. A new industry has moved into town, creating new jobs and boosting the economy. The … Continue reading The Green Rush