Monthly Archives: May 2017

“It’s Never Too Late”

It’s too late to become the world’s youngest Olympian. It is essentially too late to become an Olympian at all for me and everyone I know. Someone could drop everything and take up target shooting (the sport in which the

Posted in Pragmatism


It’s a scientific fact that taking a positive attitude to a shitty situation makes it less shitty. I know that’s easy to say, effortless in fact, and when people doubt it I think they’re tapping into a fear that if

Posted in Depression & Suicide, Pragmatism

Songwriter’s Dilemma

At the most recent café absinthe I debuted 3 new songs as promised. It’s important to me right now to be writing and moving forward and I’ve been enjoying talking about the songs as I’m working on them, although I’m

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I think most people would say they don’t believe in happily ever after, that they don’t aspire to it, and yet it’s how people generally operate when they’re safe. They just stay. It’s why people seem blind to change for

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I’m often worried about other people being in pain I’m not seeing, not helping with. I know that when I’m truly in crisis I’m disengaged. My behaviour is erratic, I’m quiet sometimes but not hostilely so, loud fun and social

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Being a good boyfriend

I hear women complain about their boyfriends everyday, and especially every night because we usually drink. The thing that used to bother me is that women having these conversations don’t often think about leaving. They rationalize that their boyfriend isn’t

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Writing about death

Josanna made a comment after she first met Olivia that it was a good fit, her working in the death business, because I need someone who comfortable with the amount I talk about death and dying. I hadn’t thought about

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