The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath

This is a story of a young woman, Esther Greenwood's struggles as she transforms into 'womanhood'. It starts off with her winning a competition to guest edit for a magazine in New York. It then takes you through her bitter, angry and rebellious life story (or at least that is what I felt). Esther desperately … Continue reading The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath


The Certainty of Youth

There is a fear (I wouldn't call it respect) that I have for elderly people. They are the only people I can practically take any form of crap from -- they can make whatever remarks they want about me (and don't they always do!), and I will do whatever they ask me to, however manipulative! … Continue reading The Certainty of Youth