Katie Thurston

MA English Literature student at the University of Warwick 

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What Democracy?
8 days ago
The turmoil in Syria has been evident since the initial uprising in 2011, with the detrimental effects of the Civil War on innocent civilians appearing on an international scale. In September of 2015,...
A Note of My Gratitude
12 days ago
I've been wanting to write this one for a while, but have struggled in finding my starting point because it's something that I do not want to compose half-heartedly. For the past few days, I've found ...
Opening up Your Heart Again
15 days ago
Heartbreak. Even the mere sound of the word is enough for memories you have repressed for so long to flood back in to your mind and turn your rainbow lit skies jet black in an instant. Sweating. Convu...
Keeping Your Head Above the Water
a month ago
Recovery. It's a strange little concept. People seem to have this general misconception that "recovery" is an entirely one dimensional thing. You're ill and then you're healthy, and recovery is merely...
The Dark Horse of The Beatles
2 months ago
It's 21:13 on February 25, 2018, the day that marks 75 years since the birth of one of the most influential people to ever grace the music industry. I find myself back home for the first time in a lit...
Hurt
2 months ago
I was 11-years-old when I realised that I probably wasn’t quite good enough for this world and it was also around about that age that you started treating me differently but not the sort of differentl...