June 2018 Review

This post is a bit late this month, the World Cup has taken over my life somewhat, and that along with a slightly shameful fascination with Love Island has meant I have had precious few evenings or weekends to find time to write. I've been considering buying a waistcoat as well, but I can't think … Continue reading June 2018 Review


On Millennials and Love Island

It has recently come to my attention that I am a millennial. That is, apparently, anyone born between the years 1981-1996 is a millennial, and I was born at the end of 1984 so I am in that bracket. I scoffed when I heard this. Me, a millennial? No no, that can't be right. My … Continue reading On Millennials and Love Island

May 2018 Review

So it's Friday evening and what better way to celebrate the weekend than to sit in a dark room and write a blog post about last month's expenses! That's how I roll baby. Seriously though, I'm quite glad I'm not out again, because my health, my finances, and a little bit my mental sanity has … Continue reading May 2018 Review

On Depression

This last week has been a sad one. Sad because of the tragic death of Scott Hutchison, the creator and songwriter behind one of my favourite bands, Frightened Rabbit, who took his own life after what must have been a long battle with depression. I first saw he'd gone missing last week and immediately feared … Continue reading On Depression

Landlords are Parasites (Apparently)

Good evening from your resident social parasite. Apparently as a landlord that's what I am now, according to Rhik Samadder over at the Guardian. I don't really like to provide a link to what is at best click-bait, but just so you can see what I'm talking about, here you go: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/16/landlords-social-parasites-last-people-should-be-honouring-buy-to-let Rhik Samadder, let's … Continue reading Landlords are Parasites (Apparently)