Food, inglorious food

This is quite fitting because I’m actually hungry (which for this time in the morning is highly unusual). It’s a topic that comes up quite a lot at home, at work and out and about because I have a very strange relationship with food. I’ve always been a skinny little thing, never peaking the eleven…… Continue reading Food, inglorious food

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Money < Happiness

Every morning I join the throngs of commuters on their way to our nations capital and I can’t help but feel that I don’t belong. This thought is reflected in their attitudes towards me, the way their noses raise up and the little smirk appears on their face that says to me ‘you don’t belong…… Continue reading Money < Happiness

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Fear of finishing

So at the weekend I reached the 90,000 work mark on my novel, a piece of work I started in June of last year and it looks like I’m actually going to do it, I’m going to finish. From the off I have said I want to write a hundred thousand words and although I…… Continue reading Fear of finishing

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An open apology to Bon Iver.

Hi guys, just come in, yep, close the door. Alright Justin, put the Grammy down I get it. Now I’ve gathered you here today to apologise for not believing that you could follow For Emma, Forever Ago up with a second brilliant album. I guess in a way I didn’t even want to believe it…… Continue reading An open apology to Bon Iver.

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Slumpdog Millionaire

Morning, Those of you who know me will be well aware of my much publicised slumps, these are the moments (or lumped days) in which everything gets a bit too much for me, I can’t see the light, I just spiral in on myself and get depressed. I’ve struggled with bouts of depression since I…… Continue reading Slumpdog Millionaire

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Those old insecurities

For the longest time I struggled with having faith in other people, they’re so tricky as a general rule. I’ve always felt like I’m just a voyeur to whatever group I am stood trying to integrate myself into. What I’ve learnt is that I’m not supposed to be a part of a group, I dip…… Continue reading Those old insecurities

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An ode to success.

A friend recently sent me a Bob Dylan quote and I can’t shake it. It goes “What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night, and in between does what he wants to do.” It’s beautiful right? Well yeah it is but it’s irking…… Continue reading An ode to success.

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