Refraction

Refraction

rɪˈfrakʃ(ə)n/ noun PHYSICS The fact or phenomenon of light being deflected in passing obliquely through the interface between one medium and another or through a medium of varying density. The focusing characteristics of an eye or eyes Other: The way you see yourself through the eyes of another. The way light passes through glass and [...]

Tim VS Tim

Tim VS Tim

Last year I was in a car accident. Nothing too dramatic, three lanes. Me on the far right, the man in the far left - and we both merged into the middle lane, and each other. I had merged into a very creepy 60 year old man named Tim. I stored Tim's details in my [...]

Rust & Stardust

Rust & Stardust

Intimate relationships, much like the cosmos, have laws. Laws of attraction, laws of chemistry, and laws of physics. I’ve often wondered why it is that some couples are perfect for each other, and others seem to perpetuate poetic catastrophe. I’ve dreamt up this great correlation between the rules of the planets and the rules of [...]

Writer’s Block & Recalibration: Nabokov’s Lolita

Writer’s Block & Recalibration: Nabokov’s Lolita

My pallet has lost its vibrancy, colours mixed in the wrong equation. My paintbrush has dried up, boar bristles jagged and harsh. My toolbox, playing hide and seek. I stare at my canvas and despise what I have created - dullness - I loath it. The theory has overpowered the aesthetic. The rush has displaced [...]

A Thing Of Beauty

A Thing Of Beauty

There’s so much poetry written about women. An endless fascination with their beauty, character, and bodies. Women – the inspiration for art, muses for the artist. A woman can hold a gaze in a way that no man can recreate, she is the centrepiece of every room, the moon amongst the stars. Women are empowered [...]

Why Do We Connect?

Why Do We Connect?

F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote that “There are all kinds of love in this world, but never the same love twice.” Simply put, human connections vary with every different relationship. You will never have an identical connection with one partner as you will have with the next. But do we actually have the same love/connection with [...]