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 … More Refraction
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 … More Tim VS Tim
There I stood in a fresh farmers market, my hand reaching down to pick a ruby red delicious apple, when all of a sudden another hand reached to pick the same one. I looked up into big green eyes and a handsome smile. I apologised, gave him the apple and walked a few steps to … More Why Is The Mystery Of Dating Obsolete?
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 … More Why Do We Connect?
Once you love someone, can you ever really un-love them? Once you truly feel love, what happens to it? Does love spontaneously combust? Or does it stay there, missing you, waiting patiently for the moment you’re ready to be loved again, if ever? The other day I visited my father, he was renovating my grandmothers … More The Architecture Of Ended Love
I spent almost four years in a toxic semi-relationship, a relationship where the more he didn’t want me, the more I wanted him, and the minute I gave up, he would reel me back in. I was endlessly fascinated by this – I am an attractive, hilariously funny, and occasionally intelligent woman – He was … More The Anatomy Of Pseudo Desire
Intimacy. It holds a different meaning to all of us, a word so estranged, that none of us can put our finger on it. We each define it so uniquely that it’s no longer a signifier for one particular emotion. It’s an amalgamation of physical and emotional needs that we all mix with different formulations. … More What is Intimacy?
Most of us live in a world where everything is readily available. We have food delivered to our door, clothes sent to us in the mail, connection feigned through social media and information at our fingertips. Every humanly need, instantly gratified. We’ve lost the art of savouring a moment. We don’t know how to wait, … More Fetish: Delayed Gratification