I read a self-help book…

I have never given much time or thought to self-help books. I suppose I have never felt like I would benefit from a book that will teach me how to be more confident, how to succeed in life or how to feel like a goddess but I was recently given the Life-Changing Magic of Not…

Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

I first read the short story The Metamorphosis when I was 16 as part of a personal essay project in Higher English (the Scottish equivalent of A Level) and back then I didn’t enjoy it. I reread this short story a few weeks ago at the age of 26 and this time it was more enjoyable,…