Emotions in Motion- ‘The Breakfast Club’

Discuss how the director has positioned you to respond to the characters in the movie.                       ‘The Breakfast Club’ is an iconic 1985 film, directed by John Hughes. It tells the story of five high school students, from different backgrounds, who must sacrifice their Saturday due to detention. The film incorporates a range of film…

Journal Task 6- Live from Wimbledon!

For this journal task I have chosen to blog about the 2015 Wimbledon Tennis Championships. For those who aren’t major tennis supporters; Wimbledon is a grand slam tournament played once every year at the All England Tennis Club in London, England. This grand slam is considered to be the most prestigious and unique tournament as:…

Journal Task 5- Losing the Labels

Growing up in a family where your voice and talents go by unnoticed, you learn to believe that the word “hope” doesn’t exist. You learn to believe that the labels people tag onto you are true. You begin to believe that you are just a shivering soul, helpless and unworthy of life. As a child I…

Patience of the patients- Journal Task #4

Ward 201- Victoria Prince The elderly woman had long since forgotten what it felt like to have joints that moved freely, without pain. Her aches are her companions, constantly demanding attention. Her pale grey eyes which were once filled with contentment and stories are now so lifeless and empty, like that of concrete or stone.…

Journal Task 3- Precious Time

I am learning to be grateful To cherish and savour This very moment in time, I am learning not to give in to the predator Whose hands torture me day by day   Precious Time Is endless, there’s no beginning, no end It is constantly running from eternity to infinity But your journey in time…

Journal Task 2- Devil’s Blade

As I gaze up at my mother’s beautiful dark eyes, she embraces me in her arms. Strands of her silky black hair brushes against my skin. Her sweet, comforting voice recites the lyrics from an old lullaby, trancing me into a deep sleep. “Look to your right, its dark as night Look to your left,…

Journal Task #1- Fight For Freedom

I sat curled in the corner of the chilled room, analysing my prison cell. The walls that were once painted a fresh white are now a dull brown, filled with horrifying memories; where psychotic men drew closer and closer to their death. Staring up from the corner of my cell, a light begins to flicker…