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#NaBloPoMo #17 – Life is short but inspiring marks last forever

Today has been a stormy day. The hurricane level winds blow outside, penetrating through brick. I've visited a hospital unexpectedly due to a loved one. Nothing serious. Now, I near the end of this day feeling like I haven't achieved much. My voice still lies stifled within me somewhere. Though my mind is racing - [...]

A lived personal “truth” on mental health and healing.

Emotions that rollercoaster severely often lead those of us between 15- 32 to widely speculate that we are flawed, mentally unstable, unfixable and an absolute failure. From experience, this is what "growing-up" is like for many of us today. As someone with a family of mental health issues I know this burden more than most. Coupled [...]

MDX LGBT Society Talk About their Film Awareness Video

Sometimes the best events come from the simplest of ideas. Ahead of the North London Literary festival, Middlesex students are hard at work at many creative endeavours.  Though we hunger for news on the highly anticipated app, other creative committees and students are conducting their events earlier in more public forums.  On the 1st of [...]