The Doors of Life

I stared at the offer sitting before me. I’d been in this spot many times before, but the difference was: previously I’d smoked through accepting an offer and moved on to the next phase of my life without a second thought. But for some reason this one in particular felt like a big decision for … More The Doors of Life

Volunteering Part II

Ever since this experience I’ve been trying to decipher what it exactly was that helped to unlock the potential within this student. Of course I’m assuming that my help actually was the catalyst for this student’s positive growth – which I guess is a rather big claim – but I’m reasonably confident that, insufficient as … More Volunteering Part II


I’ve always found it odd how people seem to be so uncomfortable with the idea of being alone with themselves. You see it all the time on the streets. If someone is not already with company, they have their head buried in their phone scrolling through news feeds. It becomes less and less of a … More Shield

Cherry Jam

I guess this is an appendix to the blog entry I wrote yesterday. It doesn’t expressly denounce anything I wrote; rather it adds a dimension to the discussion which I would have been unsatisfied with leaving out altogether. Leading on from the discussion of whether one does something ‘too extremely’ in their lives, I think … More Cherry Jam


The weatherman predicts significant fog in the afternoon as I proceed to make my daily cup of coffee… I came to the realization the other day that my magic was missing something. Don’t get me wrong for someone who has only been practicing the craft for 3 and a half years I’ve actually done pretty … More Fog