An Open Letter to Talinda Bennington (TW)

Trigger Warning: suicide, mental illness Back story: On July 20th last year, Chester Bennington, lead singer of the platinum-selling rock band Linkin Park, died by suicide. He was survived by his wife, Talinda, and six children. Today would have been his 42nd birthday. Dear Talinda, I can’t begin to imagine how hard today must be […]

In Praise of the /r/pics Keyboard Warriors

Ah, Reddit. To some, it’s the most colourful part of cyberspace, where all opinions are equally welcomed and discussion thrives; to others, an online cesspit where anyone who doesn’t share the hive mentality is shunned and ‘downvoted’ beyond oblivion. It’s either internet heaven or internet hell, depending on whom you talk to. Ever since I […]

I’ve Been Doing Blogging Wrong

Those of you who have been following my blog for a while: first of all, thank you! Second, I’m sure you’ll be wondering where I’ve been these last two months and perhaps eager to hear an explanation for my absence. If I’m honest, it wasn’t my original plan to take a break from blogging here. […]