Category Archives: Journal

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Over the Christmas break I had a great opportunity to talk with my dad-in-law about being a father. With our own baby expected in July or August, I’ve gone through a lot of feeling and thinking in just a couple … Continue reading

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In a hotel room, waiting for my wife to finish a course downstairs, I watched an episode of Tony Robinson’s insane Gods and Monsters show. It was arresting TV, mainly because it felt like I was watching the great man … Continue reading

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Deep, meaningful conversations over office Christmas lunch… Now is the perfect time to go to Uni for a degree in the Arts or Humanities Look, fees aren’t great but they’re here to stay. We’ve been paying fees to go to … Continue reading

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More than once in the last month or so I’ve started to feel my pulse heighten, my brain lose track of everything that’s going on, my attention strung out in a dozen directions. Twitter updates point me toward new articles … Continue reading

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Some days you realise just how much harder you really have to work. Just how much you’re letting yourself get away with. And just how far you’ve got to go. Yet, at the same time, it’s these days which show … Continue reading

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I lie every day. All the time. As much as I’d like to say that ‘the world/the system/society’ forces us all to lie, to hide ourselves and be something we’re not, that’s bollocks. But, all the same, I have been … Continue reading

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I’ve often been worried that I’ll run out of energy for writing. Do too much in the office, say, and I’ll be less able to go home and write something for myself. I made these posts into much more of … Continue reading

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