A Penchant for Nutcases

During my degree I was assigned to read Jean Rhys’ Good Morning, Midnight; for those that don’t know it, it is about a woman named Sacha, and her struggle with social rejection and loneliness. Reading this in the week when I, also Sacha, was going through a break up, wasn’t ideal. Turns out it’s never… Continue reading A Penchant for Nutcases


A Colourful Commentary

“God must be a painter; why else would he have so many colours?”- A Beautiful Mind. Just as, for many centuries, black people were stigmatised and alienated as an abnormal ‘other’, we see obvious separatism between disabled people and us. In One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Kesey’s infamous patients wear ‘greens’ and have wild… Continue reading A Colourful Commentary