A Burst of Darkness

Light. Dark. Isn't it absurd how people associate light with life and beauty and clarity? To me light seems to be a mirage in a desert of darkness. Light simply does not exist no matter how much we want it to, but we still look for it. We look for it and we then assume … Continue reading A Burst of Darkness

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The road to a better, positive you

In a fast paced world, the ups and downs of life takes a toll on everyone. As your business goes sour, or as people drift away from you, it’s hard to remain confident. If you score bad grades, or if you get fired from your dream job, it’s hard to remain positive. Positivity and confidence … Continue reading The road to a better, positive you

Critical Analysis of Signpost by Edward Thomas

Edward Thomas was born in London. Financial pressures gave him little choice but to compile anthologies, prepare hundreds of book reviews and write over thirty books on literary and topographical subjects. This unceasing work could not have helped the serious bouts of depression from which he frequently suffered. It was not until he met the … Continue reading Critical Analysis of Signpost by Edward Thomas

Finally free. Finally home.

A patchwork of greens. The smell of lemongrass and raw leaves and rough bark and wet mud wafted as we rode the crude path. Up and down the jeep went, tilting this way and that. A solitary tree jutted out of the green sea. White froth shielded the far horizon, shielding the sky and the … Continue reading Finally free. Finally home.

Death of a Salesman- Willy is delusional and perpetuates a cycle of delusion in his family.

Arthur Miller is ones of the leading American playwrights of the twentieth century. He was the son of a women's clothing store owner in New York city. His father lost his business in the depression and the family was forced to move to a smaller home in Brooklyn. Living through young adulthood during the Great … Continue reading Death of a Salesman- Willy is delusional and perpetuates a cycle of delusion in his family.

The Potrait of a Mother

She is magnificent. Her eyes always seem to twinkle with humour and amusement. The corner of her lips are always turned up, as though smiling twenty-four hours a day is the most natural thing in the world. Never once have I heard her complain, or whine, or lose her temper. Her infinite patience is only … Continue reading The Potrait of a Mother

Does the pros of globalisation outweigh its cons?

Before we begin to weigh the pros and cons of globalization, it is important to first completely understand the concept of globalization. The Blackwell dictionary of Sociology defines globalisation as, "A process in which the social lives within the societies is increasingly affected by international influences based on everything, from political and trade ties to … Continue reading Does the pros of globalisation outweigh its cons?