Picture Prompt: Sunset

The Challenge: Using this picture as inspiration write a poem or piece of flash-fiction. There are no set themes or genres, just write if you feel inspired to do so. If you feel happy sharing your work, please paste it along with a link to your own work in the comments section and I will... Continue Reading →

Personal Blog: A Dropped Ball

Last week I began the transition of 'Forever Distracted by Life' from an infrequently used writing portfolio to a daily posting, collaborative writing space. Up until this morning, my scheduled posts have gone ahead without a hitch, but this morning I dropped the ball. As always the name of my blog makes me smile because... Continue Reading →

Personal Blog: On The Train

One of my favourite places to write, is on the train. Every journey to college, becomes a space to create and in particular poetry. Where do other writers do their writing? Where is the weirdest place you've found yourself writing?

Personal Blog: Challenge Accepted

As most of the regular followers (as I understand it, there are some out there, do feel free to say 'Hi' sometime) of Forever Distracted by Life know I have in the last few months been bitten by the poetry bug. Having never really engaged with poetry beyond the mandatory level of academia as presented... Continue Reading →

Personal Blog: One Hundred

This moment has been coming for days. Weeks. Months. Years. Four of them to be exact. On the 18th May 2014, I posted on Forever Distracted by Life for the first time. My first post, ‘So. Let’s Get Started…’ was my statement of intent. A first public outcry of my desire to be an author.... Continue Reading →

Personal Blog: Over Reacting

The Following is an extract from my Personal Log: Unknown Date (Between 06.09.14 - 12.04.15) I overreact to things. I already knew this about myself. But… For the first time in the longest time, I had a dream which I remember. I received a gift from an old family friend, a calendar with precious pictures... Continue Reading →

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