Lack Of Focus

I love photographs. I love taking them and I love looking at them. Photographs are a record of time. Time gallops on without ever seeming to tire but photographs have the power to tame time. They let time pause and catch its breath, capturing the briefest moments, before releasing it again. Those captured moments you … Continue reading Lack Of Focus

Freed from desire

An open window let in the cool, fresh breeze. As it flowed into the room it danced its way over to her as she sat on her favourite comfy old brown armchair. It lightly tickled her from the tips of her fingers up into the her crease of neck, whilst she sat with her eyes … Continue reading Freed from desire

Self Ownership

What does it really mean? I grew up in a small sized society, completely patriarchal, (falsely) religious. I grew up in a normal family, went to school and university, been a good friend, partner, daughter, employee. I did everything right. How come though, that I found myself turning 30 feeling miserable? In my whole life … Continue reading Self Ownership

Lost and Found

Carried with us into our futures Are our losses, They don’t fall behind. Kneading shaping and moulding us, Resting in the back of minds. Colour our perspective, Feed into our fears, Ever present, not selective, They demand of us our tears, And we will give them, if we are wise enough, And we need not … Continue reading Lost and Found

Invisible Illness

Tomorrow, I will be released from the psychiatric hospital. I’ve been here a month, facing down my demons and learning how to rebuild a life torn apart by a brain that doesn’t work quite as it should. My diagnosis is printed, stamped, and signed — the only benchmarks that matter in making something offiziell here in Germany. … Continue reading Invisible Illness