Life can sometimes feel like an untamed beast. We’re all making a way through the world, trying to find the way that makes sense, that works and brings joy/happiness/peace, or whatever you need, in our lives. In that pursuit, we meet people that we click and connect with. People we find burn bright like beacons, […]Read more "The Ebb and Flow of Friendships"
Brexit. Think of the word for a moment. “British Exit”. Exit from the European Union. A simple compound of two words. Yet, it carries the weight of toxicity and division. The word sends a signal through people – one of belief, one of betrayal, one of doubt, one of shame. A signal that, after three […]Read more "Divide and conquer"
When I was young, and played Oblivion, I heard a piece of music for the first time that hit me like a truck. 15 year old me was a whiny, angry gaming geek who shut himself away from the world for a while. My taste in music was lost Prophets and Boomfunk MC. It […]Read more "Music and Resonance"
I don’t write about the strange job I do for a reason. Most of the time its straightforward and kind of incomprehensible outside of the offices I dwell. When it isn’t, its stressful as that’s when my particular role is most required. But the last week of my job was by far and away, the […]Read more "Don’t Take It Personally"
Recently, it was Remembrance Sunday. A sombre day, one of mourning, one of honouring the fallen. One where we remember the stories of fallen soldiers, sons and daughters committed to war during a century of violence. To commemorate I threw this up on Facebook: “It’s Remembrance Day. They gave their tomorrow for our today. We […]Read more "War, Peace and Remembering"
…but you can see it from here. And if you’re in you’re twenties, maybe I got something to say. Maybe I got a piece of anger brewing up for all of us making our way through the world. You see we were given a promise of life, subtly and not-so-subtly, by the world before us, […]Read more "It’s not quite the end of the world…"
You’re probably reading this via a link or message on social media. It probably appeared in the feed as you scrolled past it, bored at a bus stop, on a bathroom break or just plain bored. The ubiquity of this technology is absolutely insane. Twenty years ago the idea you could have a feed that […]Read more "Social Media and the Modern World"