Extreme Close Up

An ordinary Tuesday evening. Warmer than usual. I have cooked dinner. It’s time to do the dishes. I notice colourful flowers outside my kitchen window. I have never seen them before. They must be loving the sunshine as much as I do. Dishes can wait. I am going to operate inspired by a lovely Mel…

Secrets of The Right Perspective

“Unfuckwithable (adj.) when you’re trully at peace and in touch with yourself, and nothing anyone says or does bothers you, and no negativity or drama can touch you.” One of those life changing finds on Facebook The fascinating tricks that the mind plays can be confusing. Is it just me or do you also find…

Shopping Inspiration. The Ultimate Gift Guide

Panic-stricken. Sweaty. Anxious. Hopeless. Helpless. Dizzy. Frustrated. 24th of December and you are squeezing some Christmas shopping into your lunch break.  Conundrum. The one and only Christmas shopping feeling. These are some finds from a vintage art and antiques centre in Nottingham. Sometimes overpriced, but always inspirational. Make something cool this Christmas. Frame a picture. Glue, cut and draw…

Bright Blue Skies in Moderation

My best friend got a job at the chocolate shop. She loves chocolate. I wonder how long this loving relationship will last. My sister once made me Tiramisu. It was amazing. Once I have had too much I felt sick. A toast with cheese after a painful rice diet made me go to places I have…

Be Fierce or Go Home. Sirtaki Experience.

Live music. Greek dancing. Sirtaki. We are intrigued by the sign. 9pm. We enter the restaurant. Excited and hungry. We are about to have the most authentic Greek experience. The restaurant is packed. We take a seat. I always get confused. Are you supposed to wait to be seated? Upsetting the server is the last…

Black and White Edge

Dreaming at the end of the bridge. Holding ice cream. Watching it melt. I wonder how the city looks when the lights go down. What do strangers do when they reach the edge? I asked my fried to think of the edge. He mentioned U2. I blame the sunshine. It is inappropriately bright today. One of those…

Love Bubble

He kicked me out of the house For not loving his cat enough. I never made fun of his flabby abs, Ironed his underwear and socks, Always used his favourite detergent, Scrambled his eggs and made his tea, Never complained when he took ages to do his hair, Stayed with him when he pushed me…