culture consumption: august 2018;

So the last of these posts was in… April? Oops. These posts are among my absolute favourites to write, because short-form raves about the books,…

the silver linings pixlet: therapeutic levels redux;

Twenty years of medication that alters my brain chemistry, and I can no longer remember all the words to “American Pie”. Sure, this was just…

a love letter to memoir;

(It’s also a love letter to journalling, and to new stationery…) Among the books I read while on holiday was a recent memoir by a…

my 35 favourite things about being 35;

A couple of years ago, I wrote about how I have come to see making a big deal about my birthdays as the ultimate act…

the silver linings pixlet: time well spent;

I’ve heard depression described as a black dog; as a cold fog that seeps into the bones and obscures everything colourful and joyful. I’ve heard…

last year’s postbox: blue coffee box;

There’s nothing like starting to properly drill down into your spending to really help you get to know the real you, and your vices. And…

culture consumption: the greatest show-month;

I began my April on a plane to Dubai so that I could surprise my sister for her birthday, and ended it celebrating my best…