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Doubt

Doubt Oh so special Questioning eyes, questioning lips No trust from my heart, so my mind hurts The world tries to induce us with kind words But I hear the cold chill in its voice So I pull my hand...
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The Telephone Call

The Telephone Call The phone rang as it does. There was this semi-thick Caribbean accent on the other end of the line. “Bwoy, yuh nah fine yuh yard, yuh nuh have work ah marning?” That one...
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Made in Bangladesh

Made in Bangladesh. Age: 22 I'll start off, I have a problem with this. Why? Is this feminism? Is it oppression? Is it being opportunistic of a horrible event? Is it bad representation of...
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The Kitchen

The funny thing about my kitchen is that it likes to evolve. The light switch is now on the outside instead of the inside which means it’s easier to light the room up when getting a late night snack. The...
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PGL with the Youth Committee

The SE1 United Youth Committee including myself (as a responsible adult) went on a three day team building residential to PGL (Parents Get Lost). The trip consisted of obstacle challenges, competitive games,...
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The Lions Layer

Funniest thing about being thrown to any wild animal is that you’re always expecting to be ripped apart limb by limb. That’s literally what anticipating the spot light feels like sometimes. Or should I...
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Group work! (Yay)

The first task of my assignment is set and it's group work. I always thought this was going to be a challenging aspect of higher education, having to rely on each other to get the work done. Sometimes it's...
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First Days In The Office…

I’ve been an employee at Stonewall for a few days. I started on Friday of last week; a pretty weird day to start as I was jumping from one job to another overnight. Switching my jeans and a t-shirt ‘I’ve...
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2 weeks into uni

Two weeks into my first year of university. So far i like it. I'm excited for the next three years, I've still got my worries, but for the most part, i know I've made the right decision for me. So let me...
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Top Minus Two Weeks

It's the eve before I hit two weeks until I go in for top surgery – a double masectomy. In a fortnight's time, two Sundays from now, I'll be making the final preparations for the short drive up to the...
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May Challenge Update: 180 words so far.

So I've been behind on the Collective May Challenge: to write (at least) 30 words a day for 30 days. I thought this was a great challenge, but by the time I write this – six days into May, I'm of course well...