Musings

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, […]

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. […]