So for my final post of the year, I had planned for something more reflective and interesting, but having gotten ill on Boxing Day and feeling like a zombie since then you'll need to forgive me. I hope everyone had a great holiday season and that Christmas was merry and filling. Currently, I'm as festive … Continue reading Belated Happy Christmas!
It's getting late and I'm nowhere near done yet. Listening to The Fratelli's new album - it's fantastic, go listen!
There are many misconceptions about what being smart is. The idea that the grades you earn in school or even university; that they can somehow define your potential, your essence is absurd. You may not have paid attention in school, uninspired and left behind. You may have scraped by and gone on to a University … Continue reading Smart and Imperfect
I'm drained. Zonked. Gone. I've had a few days off work just with how the scheduling goes, and had all these wild plans for what I'd do with all that free time. And yet, it's been cold, stormy, wet, and blah. They probably sound like excuses and maybe they are but I'm so tired. I've … Continue reading Battling the sleepies
I barely slept the night before Thursday 14th December as I knew I had an interview at 10am that morning. I had prepared, and had had ten days to prepare my presentation for it, but still I was unsettled about my impending performance and how it would be judged. I dragged myself up, buzzed and … Continue reading A funny thing happened a few weeks ago…
ASMR has grown in popularity rapidly over the last couple of years, but so have its detractors. It's a contentious subject if you look at it with too sceptical an eye. So, it stands for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response which basically means you get tingles on the back of your head, sometimes down your arms, … Continue reading Do you ASMR?
I spoke yesterday about the 'invisible' influences and pressures for people to get into relationships, have kids... essentially grow up I thought more about the times for me where the messages haven't been so invisible. Recently: I was at a funeral a few months ago for someone who meant a lot to me. I accepted that by … Continue reading The Frustrations Part Deux
Woke up early yesterday thanks to all the drilling works right outside my window from 9am! I arrived at the gym for about 12pm and got stuck in right away, I did 31 minutes on the rowing machine which I haven't done for a few years; walked for 20 minutes on the treadmill and did … Continue reading Fun day off