LinkedIn (to not much at all)

(~780 words) Remember the old days? I don’t; I’m 22. But remember when you’d see a job vacancy, adapt a CV and get it sent in to the organisation? Remember the frustration of not being able to see just how much better-qualified the four hundred other applicants were? Well now there’s a service that takes…

I wrote a song!

Whatever I’m doing at the moment in trying to get myself to express things, creatively it seems – touch wood – to be effective. This is a topic that has bothered me for months and I’m glad I’m getting it out in some form for a change! Sometimes when you have an idea, or something…

Captain Frank’s Mandolin (Muzak is my Life)

(670 words) Hoorah, it’s a vague literary reference! Though obviously my example involves killing far fewer Italians. Here’s another opportunity to educate yourself. This week I bought a new mandolin, and I am totally in love with it. Click for zoom! Glorious. Look at them curves! Dat ass. Artisanal as you like. This was a…

Being Good (incredibly short-term goals)

(750 words) As you get older you definitely get to know yourself better. (Today, I will be playing the part of Captain Obvious). And why the fuck wouldn’t you? You spend a great deal of time with yourself. This is also an argument for developing a good relationship with yourself, but… Baby Steps. Exactly. And…

Followers(?)

I was about to launch into a tirade about the inaccuracy of the word ‘followers’ in these places, but it’s probably on about the same level as trying to argue that your Facebook connections are not truly ‘friends’. That, it turns out, is just language in action.