In which I discuss my motivations for writing, and ponder why a certain douche nozzle frat boy is considered a literary iconoclast, remarkable novelist and poet.* You know that feeling you get that’s like a surge of inspiration, an electric current pushing you forward and physically forcing you to bring a pen to paper, to write…Read more 5 Reasons Why London Made Me Smile This Month Or Jack Kerouac Was Kind Of An Arsehole, Wasn’t He?
Yesterday on the bus to work I was gazing out of the window and brushing up on my favourite tardiness excuse — ’sorry there’s awful traffic at X due to Catastrophe Y and time delay is thus completely not my fault’ — when I came across a peculiar scene. I actually saw a real traffic jam. It’s as if…Read more How the Government Spends Your Tax Contributions: A Quick Example Using London Police Horses
An Internal Monologue of Indeterminable Length or Sorry Mr. Orwell, I know this is not what you wanted I can’t write. I just can’t do it. Just write something. Just pick up a pen and DO IT ALREADY. Writing, or convincing myself to do so, often feels like trying to swat a persistent and scarily…Read more Why I Can’t Write: Wrangling with Writer’s Block
Yes, I've now officially become lazy enough to refer to Christmas as 'Xmas', sadly both in written and spoken form. Perhaps because I've reached my maximum level of indifference, or perhaps because I'm like that guy in that early noughties MV who needs a robot to change TV channels (you know the one, it's a…Read more Tom Hiddleston sandwich dilemma, weed now legal in Uruguay, it’s almost Xmas
Today I'm taking on a very serious topic, one I'm not altogether sure I have the authority (or time) to discuss properly. Please bear with me - this is my first 'serious' (i.e. not about cupcakes or baby animals) post in a while, so I'm a little rusty. I have a confession to make -…Read more Why are feminists so annoying?
Yeah, that's right. Free breakfast. Remember how I said I'm gonna help you be cheap? Directions: Print out the voucher found at the bottom of the page (link, y'all). Trek on over to Sophie's Steakhouse in Fulham Road on the weekend and prepare to STUFF. YO. FACE. To be honest food was quite meh (or…Read more FREE Breakfast anyone?
So after a recent conversation with a friend of mine, I realised that there's a massive section my blog is missing - cheap things to do in London. Living on a student budget has made me weary of the dreaded price tag on things, but this has also meant that looking for a more affordable…Read more London on the Cheap
Have you ever looked at your dog chasing his tail and wondered what he was thinking? Better yet, have you ever wondered what your dog would text you if he could? Well, wonder no more, my friends because textsfromdog.tumblr.com has turned that dream into a reality. I must've spent a good half an hour on…Read more Texts From My Dog