Eco Unfriendly

Eco Unfriendly

Today I want to talk about the planet! Now anybody who knows me will already understand that I am a bit of a hippy (in both a spiritual way and in terms of being weirdly obsessed with pine trees and herb gardens). I absolutely love nature and animals, and in recent years have become increasingly [...]

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Obligation and Autonomy

Obligation and Autonomy

Imagine this all too familiar scene. You've been invited out with a group of friends for drinks on a Friday night. You had to stay late at work that day because that brick Phillip jammed the photocopier, and your mood has taken a violent turn to salt-city. You would rather die than have to get dressed up, go [...]

Hiking and Healing

Hiking and Healing

Honestly, for the vast majority of my life, I was never a person who enjoyed long distance activities. I always lived at a fast pace; whether it was through running (both physically, and metaphorically- like running away from responsibilities and having to eat fruit) or rapidly stress-drinking as much vodka as possible before the taxi [...]

Of Heart and Home

Of Heart and Home

Someone once said to me that "Home is where the heart is". I'm sure that Elvis said it too, and probably people far before his time, but the point is, it's a pretty common expression. It's also a concept that I have long understood on a superficial level, but have only just come to feel [...]