All in Life

Notes on Resolutions, Growing Up & Fun

Is there really any profound difference between 11.59 on the 31st December and one past midnight on 1st January? Is there such a thing as time and space? And just because everyone's doing it, does that mean we all have to be lemmings? ...Notes on new year resolutions, growing up and fun. :)

The Butterfly Effect

This story was difficult. It came to me on the back of butterfly wings, through tears, like a jigsaw puzzle. A few pieces at a time. I didn't even realise it was a story until it began to assemble itself. 

Anti-Social Media

Social media has exacerbated our human habit of comparisons. Essentially what we're doing is comparing our background footage to someone else's highlight reel. Social comparison theory states that we do this in order to evaluate ourselves. 

Being Here Somewhere Else

Gertrude Stein wrote... "There is no there, there." This idea rolls around in my head often, particularly in reference to travel. I love to travel to new places and have new experiences but often the looked forward to destination doesn't quite live up to the expectation...

The Surprising Benefits of Lateness

Punctuality has never been my strong suit. I was born two weeks late and things haven't changed much. I've been vilified for it my whole life, so why do I do it? Why do any of us do it? Well turns out it may not be such a bad thing afterall!...