Book Review. On Connection by Kae Tempest.

On Connection is an essay length book about creativity and connection, two of my favourite subjects. I was taken aback, and appreciative, of the frankness of Tempest’s writing, lines like ‘every day was just about trying to make enough money to get fucked up. That was the major goal of my life. I was in … Continue reading Book Review. On Connection by Kae Tempest.

Who else hated P.E when they had to participate in it at school?

Who else hated P.E (physical education) when they had to participate in it at school? I can’t recall P.E being a problem when I was a very small child. P.E was moving and running and jumping about. What joy. (Well, not entirely) Then I remember in year 6 boys and girls were split into their … Continue reading Who else hated P.E when they had to participate in it at school?

My Thoughts on I Carried a Watermelon by Katy Brand

I Carried a Watermelon Katy Brand Published by HQ October 2019  Kindle, Hardback, Paperback, Audio link    I bloody love Dirty Dancing. I think it’s an amazing film. I had a crush on both Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze as a teenager. Katy Brand writes in her book how the film has impacted her life … Continue reading My Thoughts on I Carried a Watermelon by Katy Brand

Does technology make us more or less likely to be lonely?

      Loneliness comes in various guises. Sometimes you want to connect, to talk with somebody. Desperately wanting to know someone is willing to talk with you. Sometimes it’s that ache of needing to be hugged, because it’s been so long. Other times it’s just wanting a laugh and forgetting you live half of … Continue reading Does technology make us more or less likely to be lonely?