I have never been good with hobbies. They feel like an itch that you can’t quite reach most of the time. I remember speaking about it once to a friend and trying to make sense of the cobbled words that came to mind but most of the time I just felt silly trying to put words to it all. They looked at me – perplexed … Continue reading Passion fruitbowls
Every so often I send out a single text. A couple of lines, usually prefaced with ‘big q:’ or ‘question of the day’. This heads out to the majority of my contacts including those I haven’t spoken to in a while. Sometimes it’s sweetly full of replies from my closest friends – clearly not bored of my queries at this point – and they tend … Continue reading Hot text: song recs for sad showers
What is it about the gentle strum of an acoustic guitar or the soft tinkle of a grand piano that welcomes feelings such as impending doom so easily? How much red velvet cake is too much? Why isn’t that cute girl sending me any pictures of tiny budgies today? It’s okay to have these big, heady questions swirling around your mind like that. Especially on … Continue reading FAQ #3278: Why do I always listen to songs about heartbreak on my birthday and feel so, so alone?
Given my known expertise in the role of commitment and routine to work on writing, I thought it would be quite the idea to post a very serious and useful list that’s readily available for anyone who may or may not currently be procrastinating with their own work. You’re welcome, I suppose. Purchase lots of different types of tea. Try them with three lumps of … Continue reading A very proper and helpful guide to writing a thing
Sometimes there is a thought in your head that’s not just any thought. It sits there for days, weeks, years like it knows exactly what it’s doing even before you’ve come to fully comprehend it. You imagine it as a miniature version of yourself looking at a watch, sunning itself on an oddly placed boulder in your brain and not even bothering to stifle a … Continue reading On something…