Life

A poem of the moment

A poem of the moment

These are just some thoughts, I think, that came to me at the kitchen sink. Does my mum love my dad, and if so why are they so sad? And does my dad love my mum? What does it mean if love’s not there, what […]

Youth and our distaste

Youth and our distaste

“Our mistake in despising young people is through our own ignorance of them. They are who we were not that long ago. Learning the bitterness of life and experiencing things for the first time. We are but foolish if we forget that learning never ends. […]

Time without clocks

Time without clocks

Can you imagine a day without time? No need to be here, or rush to get there. Just, here, now? I recently got back from a rock climbing trip. Three days spent camping, climbing & contemplating. All spent between a cliff and the sea with 5 others, […]

Flexitarianism, a useful term?

Flexitarianism, a useful term?

Heard of Flexitarianism? Yeah, me neither. But it’s supposedly going to be a key food trend of 2017! Flexitarians essentially follow a vegetarian diet, but they eat meat every now then. “Isn’t that a normal diet?” I hear you say. I would say not. “Is it useful then?” you […]

Life as a high-functioning young alcoholic

Life as a high-functioning young alcoholic

Happiness is often seen as a place you arrive. Many of us search for it, without really knowing where to look. At a young age, I found that alcohol allowed me to feel the friendships I was dearly missing. I spent nearly every night of […]

Becoming a Minimalist

Becoming a Minimalist

Minimalism is a way of life, it is a philosophy based around value. Minimalist living is mostly concerned with decluttering our lives of tangible objects. Inherently in becoming a minimalist, we relieve ourselves of many of the possessions we own and create a simpler framework […]

What is minimalism?

What is minimalism?

Minimalism (n): – a style or technique (as in music, literature, or design) that is characterised by extreme spareness and simplicity – design using the bare essentials What minimalism isn’t Before we have a look at minimalism, let’s start with what minimalism is certainly not. […]

Fighting temptations – Student Loan

Fighting temptations – Student Loan

Fight off those spending temptations It’s that time of year. Student Loans are coming in and suddenly there’s a lot of money in your account. Mine came through this week. It’s a little buzz when it appears. Money is one of those things which is […]

Minimise your wallet with ease

Minimise your wallet with ease

Is your wallet overflowing? Here’s a few easy steps to minimise your wallet Ever since I was a kid, I loved collecting cards. I’d go through every single bit of post to see if there was a bit of plastic in there that I could […]

7 reasons to delete Facebook

7 reasons to delete Facebook

Why you should delete Facebook. After having deactivated my Facebook account for 7 months and then permanently deleting my Facebook account 2 months ago, here’s what I have found: 1. I have so much more free time Without the urge to scroll through the endless […]