After my last post about life’s gloomy spells, I thought it would be nice to take a leaf out of Ian Dury’s book and list the things that make me happy. And it is a long list, because I am very, very happy at this point in my life. Continue reading
We all go through difficult phases of life. It is par for the course. It might just be one particular thing – being made redundant or the breakdown of a relationship – or the whole kit and caboodle where all of life’s doors slam shut at once. It can take anything from a few days to a few months before that elusive window the cliché promises will fly open, and you can finally breathe again. It will open eventually, I promise. In the meantime… Continue reading
A little meme so you can know me better, man!
It seems we spend our teenage years trying and failing miserably at being ‘grown up’. Think about how many times your mum or dad asked, “Do you need help with that?” And your terse response always included an unnecessary reference to your age, “I can do it myself. I’m seventeen now, not a child.” As though your parents might have the audacity to forget