Author Archives: Gracie Johnson

About Gracie Johnson

wordsmith, songstress

The Rites of Spring

So, in case you were wondering… I have done it! I have completed my degree and now have a BA Honours degree in Humanities and English Literature from the University of London. The small-town girl in me that left school … Continue reading

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Turning Up Fresh Soil For New Roads

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Life does take some crazy twists and turns. You really never know what is waiting around that next corner. If I cast my mind back over my life so far, it feels as if I am examining the course of … Continue reading

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Having to Believe While Standing in the Quicksand

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Quicksand How to believe in yourself? How to muster the belief that you even have the right? A very talented friend of mine, NYC songwriter and guitarist Mike Bones, claims that he has given up making music. He claims he … Continue reading

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Why Go Fishing For Carp When You Could Be Diving For Pearls?

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As I write this, I sit on a train to the countryside to meet my friends for New Years Eve. I did, as it goes, spend Christmas on my own, and can report that it was a surprisingly pleasant and … Continue reading

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Giving It All You’ve Got

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One of the scariest aspects of life is putting yourself out there and allowing other people access to what lies within. When you make any form of art, part of the artistic process involves putting on display what was formerly … Continue reading

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Very Public Display of the Decimation of my Heart for the Purposes of Comedy and Purging

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If you are a regular reader, say, once a week or so, you will have noticed, that over the summer, I have made numerous mention of one certain man. Well, the man in question finally made a reappearance this past … Continue reading

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Free Speech and the Life of the Imagination

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“If somebody is trying to kill you, if many people say that they want you dead, the question is: is it worth dying for? What is it that you would put your life on the line for? Free speech and … Continue reading

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