Blog Archives for category Trying to be Clever (and failing)

A New Year’s Revelation

It’s the start of a new year. There are lots of people jogging (everywhere, all the time), because it’s that… Continue reading »

Why my attempts at being confident make me feel like a knobhead

I’ve become convinced that my crippling lack of confidence is becoming a bit of a hindrance.  You wouldn’t believe how… Continue reading »

Six Steps to the Starbucks Reward Scheme…

I spend a lot of time writing in coffee shops which, apart from being the best way to waste money… Continue reading »

Dealing with shit

As someone who might be classed as catastrophically disorganised, I have to make a conscious effort to put various systems… Continue reading »

Just be better. Way better. At EVERYTHING.

  ‘Why am I not a much better person?’ This has to be the most frequently asked question that my… Continue reading »

And then from nowhere, you feel like smashing things…

This isn’t quite the sneaky hate spiral, the one which Allie Brosh describes so brilliantly on Hyperbole and a Half…. Continue reading »

No. It’s nothing like “Twilight”…

In my relatively limited experience of being a writer, I’ve found that the worst thing about writing a novel (apart… Continue reading »