In which I pretend to be some sort of writer
Given enough time, any cosy hotel room becomes a prison cell, total freedom a desert. The reverse is also true. It's all perspective, and perspective shifts. Neither the yearn to roam and the
I've been living in Gibraltar for three weeks now. With only two weeks notice, I packed everything up, said my goodbyes, and off I went. Before that I dropped everything and travelled cross
February 2020. A quick trip to Brussel, via Amsterdam. Pleasure, not business. The budget flight is packed with English tourists. Brussel seems normal. Quiet, the off season. Bruxelloise drink biertjes in the café.
You’re the last into the bedspace, trailing the consultant, the middle grade and the ward sister. You’re last in line to find your standing room within the curtain rail’s footprint.
One month after my post, what exactly has changed in the world of… well, in the world? The peak of the COVID outbreak in the south-west has definitely passed, and we were less
With everything going on around this global pandemic, stress levels are high. I know mine are anyway. There's nothing I can do to address the cause of this stress, It's just that the
Disclaimer, I'm no expert, but I do know my way around an excel spreadsheet. Here I have graphed the current UK Goverment statistics around Covid-19 cumulative cases as confirmed by viral PCR, and
Needing something petty about which to feel morally superior to others, I grew to know and love of the city’s flourishing independent coffee scene. Here I revisit some of my favourites.
Nestled in the heart of Yorkshire is a stretch of river with a sinister past. Bolton Abbey in West Yorkshire is home to a preternaturally picturesque scene. Through a wall and down some
After a relaxed year, I've just been offered a hospital job! New life, new city! But first I need to rank 200 potentials, best to worst, in two weeks! 😒
Recently in between looking for work and building a few side projects of my own, I’ve been spending a lot of time working from home. Initially i thought this would be great:
Studying at university is a lot of hard work. There are topics to read about, essays to write, presentations to prepare… the list goes on. In a high pressure environment like university, it
Lately I'm making a lot of effort towards building good habits and working towards personal goals. I'm trying to read more regularly, I'm practicing guitar, I'm finally learning that language I've been meaning
In memoriam of the retirement of the iPod line this week, here's a quick guide on how to give your old iPod a new lease of life. By swapping out the hard drive
I may be a little late to this party, but of the questionable UI changes as part of the new flat MacOS look, this has to be one of the worst. See if
Summer heat makes me crave anything cold. I often turn to iced coffee, but last week I was craving tea. I decided to give making iced tea a try. It was remarkably simple,
Right now is a pivotal time in my life. I’m finishing at University, I’m taking a year out of my career to move city and I’m finally moving into a