So my deadline to submit my dissertation proposal is June 16th and I still have not made a decision on what I’m going to write 8,000/9,000 words on. I’ve had a couple of vague ideas running around my head but nothing is getting me really excited to start researching it. I’m trying not to get … More Dissertation


So bit of a different post today. A couple of days ago I was just messing around on Twitter and saw the tag #YesAllWomen. Not thinking much of it I didn’t click to see what it was about until I came across the article concerning the man who had posted a video online ranting about … More #YesAllWomen

Final Cento

This is the final version I submitted for my portfolio. I must have moved this around about 7 times as well. The lines are quotes from the OED with the original words in bold. Violent Passions [1] The intense tranquillity of silent hills more than silent sky;The lands lie rolling, like a body of water … More Final Cento

Final Haiku

These are my final drafts I submitted in my portfolio. After writing over 20 of these, I am happy with my final four. I also reached over 100 followers on this blog, thanks to everyone who reads/comments/likes my posts! Footprint Sinking into sand, Lonely imbedded footprint; The tide crashes in. Downpour Droplets fall off leaves, … More Final Haiku

Final Sonnet

This is my final draft that I submitted in my portfolio. I’m still not happy with it but after changing it seven times I had given up. At least I tried. No one can say I did not put any effort into my writing. Reunite? My worried mind betrays uncertain faceOn the road you cover … More Final Sonnet


Today I finally submitted all my assignments a day early, WAHEY! That includes my Creative Writing Portfolio which I have been stressing over the last few days. Thanks to everyone who liked/read the drafts I posted up on here it means a lot! I’m tempted to post up my final version of everything if anyone … More Submitted!


A poem made up of lines from a section of a novel. The rule is to choose a novel, pick a section and select 10 words from the passage you find interesting or do not understand. Put the word into the OED and select the quotation you think is the most fascinating. My chosen text … More Cento


So today I had a tutorial with my poetry lecturer to look over my haikus, sonnet and cento before the deadline next week. It wasn’t too bad, I was expecting worse! He said my stuff was not bad and some of it was good or off to a good start. The one that needs the … More Feedback