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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Grammar Nazi me

I just called a friend a moron for using the incorrect spelling of the word ‘aisle’. I’m still trying to work out why basic errors like that make me so annoyed, maybe it’s something to do with my pride in my own abilities, or my upbringing. I accept trial and error as being a part…… Continue reading Grammar Nazi me

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Let the wild rumpus start.

I believe this is the third blog I’ve started. I struggle to maintain these things you see. I can’t even say it’s a lack of commitment because I’m committed to my cause as a whole. The important things to remember are that I am determined, I won’t settle and that I am a massive creature…… Continue reading Let the wild rumpus start.

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