The Christmas Scrooge

The Christmas Scrooge

I watch from the safety of the bus as the abundance of Christmas lights aggressively fight for dominance, like some death match of which house can stand for the meaning of Christmas the most. Instead of the festive joy they should be bringing me, all that comes to mind is the huge amount of electricity [...]

The Trump Card: What to do when you’re facing political suicide

The Trump Card: What to do when you’re facing political suicide

Like a never ending spiral of bad news we tumble further down the rabbit hole with the announcement of the US president: Donald Trump. And like Brexit, the winners go into hiding with their tails between their legs, unable to give any reassuring words to the undeniably distraught. It's happened in history before with the [...]

Sundays

Sundays

Sundays are those horrible nothing days. Days spent hungover, reminiscing the past week and constructing future plans. Sundays are the weekly prep: cooking lunches for the week, washing, ironing. Like an emotional limbo, I linger in a daze flitting from one chore to the next until my week is tidily prepared in a neat little [...]