Fresh Start: My Social Media Commandments
My list of New Year's Resolutions is long, and varied. Drink more water; start my Masters; never refuse a social invitation again (well, when Covid is finally over)... I could go on. And on.
The Beatles: Inspiration in Ink
Choosing a tattoo is remarkably easy, or impossibly hard. You either know exactly what you want, or have no idea what you'd like, just that you know you definitely want a tattoo.
'The Babadook' - A Dark Metaphor
"With a horror movie, you're making a metaphor. You're making a personalized nightmare for the protagonist." Jordan Peele (writer & director of 'Get Out').
Play the Hell out of your Hand
"You don't have a right to the cards you believe you should have been dealt. You have an obligation to play the hell out of the ones you're holding." Cheryl Strayed.
Fatima and 'That' Poster
Leaving aside existing political allegiances, no-one can deny that the UK Government's handling of the Covid crisis has been less than exemplary.
How to Use Instagram
I've been on Instagram for a few years. However, until recently, I honestly don't know why. I'd only posted sporadically, and had spent very little time browsing other people's stories. Being in my mid-forties, and stuck in my ways, I'd been happier to keep to what I know; which, in terms of social media, had always meant Facebook.
Coming Out: 4 Things to Help You on Your Journey
Although liberating, coming out can be also traumatic. Hugely so. You know it's the right thing to do, but still your mind is wracked with doubt. Am I going to be accepted? Am I suddenly going to find out that someone close to me is homophobic, and have that relationship fracture? Even worse, do I run the risk of alienation or perhaps vitriol?
The Magic of Gratitude
"Acknowledging the good you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance." Eckhart Tolle. Gratitude. Such a simple word.