In a galaxy far, far away... or perhaps in the earth's orbit... we have witnessed some space-filled excitement the last few days. Firstly, there is the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the much anticipated seventh film in the series. I admit I own the other six films (they are great!), but I am… Continue reading Star Wars and an Astronaut
Today I came face to face with my fears. I came across a giant beetle in the house, minding its own business. Normally, it is spiders in the house that instill fear within me. They get my heart racing. I sweat. I cry. I tremble. Turns out it's not just spiders. This beast of a… Continue reading What Does A Beetle & The 7/7 Bombings Have In Common?
Free falling from a plane sounds like a terrifying experience at the best of times unless you like that adrenaline rush. Imagine, however, that the parachute attached to you was faulty. You couldn't open it and you were falling. Falling. Falling. I couldn't imagine what would be racing through my mind at this point. Could… Continue reading Rescuing the Red Devil
Flicking through a notebook I started in my final few months at university, I came across some prayers that I had written to God. By looking back at my prayers that I wrote over a year ago, I have come to realise that He has answered my prayers, in ways that I would not have… Continue reading An Undergraduate’s Notebook