A Touch of Rain

Robbed

My purse was stolen. Within a 12 hour window from me entering my hostel dorm at 7:30 pm to waking up at 7 am it was stolen. The hostel did nothing. They stared blankly at me when I asked what the protocol was for reporting a theft. They said they had none and were confused… Continue reading Robbed

Thunder and Lightning

Nightmare Realities

The illness crept up on me full force when I was reminded over an awful night that happened almost a year ago...wow, it's almost a year ago now...one year...12 months...52 weeks...365 days ago. Can I even call it an anniversary? Surely that day doesn't deserve to have an anniversary? Nevertheless, the date is fast approaching and I can… Continue reading Nightmare Realities

A Touch of Rain

Infamous Same-Names

What's in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet definition. (William Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet) An association with something, anything, can lead us down very different paths depending on whether the association is positive or negative. Unfortunately I have, due to more-than-unfortunate-circumstances, developed a negative association… Continue reading Infamous Same-Names

A Touch of Rain

I Was Spiked Last Night

Well, there's an attention-grabbing title. Nothing  else can sum up the thoughts spinning in my head right now about my world that was literally spinning last night. I went to a house party with my housemate, Tom and it was perfectly normal but true to party style it got hectic. I'd had a tough day… Continue reading I Was Spiked Last Night