Academia: The Imagined Genocide

Essay Written June 2014 In just 100 days, the world saw some of the most horrific and senseless mass slaughter ever recorded. This was no war, no plague. The weapons, instead, were largely wielded by neighbours, fathers, daughters. If this defining characteristic of the Rwandan Genocide is not disturbing enough, delving into the causes and …

Walking Canvases ~ Updated

A revamped version of an earlier work A Melbourne Morning A briskly walking middle-aged man rushes past you as you sit on the park bench, tailcoats flying behind him in his haste. At first glance, his outfit is crisp and immaculate: the epitome of the perfect businessman. Upon closer inspection, however, you may notice the …

The Water Spirit

Original Poem Written March 2014 The water lay calmly, belying its intentions. What began as a ripple slowly gained momentum. The sea gained its confidence, rising to challenge the wind. Splashes began to lick the sky Soon growing into rumbling waves. Before long, the sea began to boil Whilst the wind tried to tame its …