On Love

Love is possibly the most vacuous word I know. So much done ‘for’ and ‘in the name of’ love, that it makes you wonder – is there such an emotion?…

The Euphoria of the Vivid Dream

One of the side effects of taking Venlafaxine as an anti-depressant is the experience of vivid dreams or nightmares. Put it this way – take your worst insecurity, and then…

5 rules to protect you from racism.

When you’re growing up brown in a white country, you’re taught a few techniques of self-protection. Some of these are things you learn from your parents, others are those you…