Morbid Metaphors

My life is definitely moving forward but at an embarrassingly slow pace. It's a bit like when you stand still on a travelator, only I just don't  have the motivation to start walking and consequently speed things up. I know roughly where I want to go but it seems I don't want to get there. … Continue reading Morbid Metaphors

10,000 Steps

The world is caving in on me Enclosing like the shell of an inedible oyster. Each sound and movement makes the tunnel tighter, The spark of light thinner And the air harder to breath. I envy those who move freely, Part of the hustle and bustle not even stopping to think. It is suggested that … Continue reading 10,000 Steps

My Relationship with Sleep

My relationship with sleep has never been good. According to my parents, baby me didn't even know what sleep was. In hindsight this was probably due to undiagnosed epilepsy. After all recent-ish EEGs have shown that my sleep is constantly being disturbed by irregular electrical activity. As a kid I found it extremely difficult to … Continue reading My Relationship with Sleep

Modern Idolatry

Growing up I never had an idol as such. However, there were people/celebrities who growing up, meant a lot to me. One of them is author Michael Morpurgo who I wrote about recently, another is Will Young who I mentioned on my Radio Show (Podcast coming soon). The two most significant, however, shall be discussed … Continue reading Modern Idolatry

A Crazy Jumble of Stress

Tomorrow I go back to the never ending stresses of university after a 10 day Easter break of doing nothing. I'm panicking. Over the last 6 months I some how managed to break out of the 10 year habit of biting my nails until this week when I bit off all ten at least once- … Continue reading A Crazy Jumble of Stress