Rachel Reads: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

A review of Jay Asher's Thirteen Reasons why which follows Clay, a high schooler, who loses his first love after she commits suicide. The book is an enlightening read about suicide and the perception of teenage mental health.

Rachel Reads: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

After re-reading To Kill a Mockingbird on my holiday in Kos, I was eagerly anticipating the release of Harper Lee's sequel. I loved To Kill a Mockingbird for Lee's original voice and Scout's rebellious nature as well as the interesting dialogue it created about race in America. It's a classic, truly. It is honest and… Continue reading Rachel Reads: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

I am not a professional

The problem with student photographers, or aspiring photographers, is that they are too quick to try and promote themselves as professional. These people still have a lot of photographic knowledge to learn, but still, they whip out their 'professional' camera and breezily say "Yeah, I'm a pro photographer." I hate to break it to you.… Continue reading I am not a professional

The problem with Writing

First I'm going to apologize for being away for nearly 2 months, but I did have a lot of assignments and exams for university thus my absence. Now, I thought I would get a few things off my chest on the subject of writing. Journalistic Writing: features and such... I enjoy writing for this blog.… Continue reading The problem with Writing

Royal Exchange Beggar

He sits under the archway Sitting on a black canvas bag. His hood pulled over A shorn head. "Spare some change? Thanks very much," He says, McDonalds cup outstretched No one gives him any. A woman in professional Dress, skitters past Pulling her coat away From the beggar. Body twisted to avoid him. He takes… Continue reading Royal Exchange Beggar

The problem I’ve found with Street Photography

┬áStreet Photography is the cool kid of the photography class. There is no way to deny this fact, its the equivalent of graffiti in the Art world (I know Photography is Art - just shush I'm trying to write here!). Street Photographers are admired for their originality or their ability to boldly push their lenses… Continue reading The problem I’ve found with Street Photography