Its been four months since I left Edinburgh and moved back home, having packed in my postgraduate research and left the stress and strain of a job I didn't want or enjoy behind me. The six months I was in Edinburgh I suffered a lot from anxiety and a bit of depression too, and because … Continue reading Getting Back to the Fit and Healthy…
Well its been sometime since I wrote a blog post, but I think of them all the time. Lately, in practically all aspects of my life, I have been suffering from a severe case of 'lack of motivation'. Some great things have happened over the last few weeks. On the 19th June I saw Paramore … Continue reading Blog Post: A catch up and lack of motivation.
U.S.Gay is the queer anthem I needed and, at this point, quite frankly deserve. In Sons' interview with i-D Lilah talks about how this song was born out of the "desire to go into a self-protective cocoon of invisibility" and yet "simultaneously made me want to be more visibly queer, more defiant than ever." And that … Continue reading Why I will never shut up about Sons of an Illustrious Father’s ‘U.S.Gay’.
Hey guys, Just a short note of apology to this blog, I promise I haven't abandoned you! I do in fact have a bunch of blog posts written and more to be planned, a lot of what I've been writing recently is for my eyes only though so sorrry. But life's been hectic and job … Continue reading Update…
It seems that I have been bitten by a bit of a creative bug of late. Not only am I still going about knitting - currently I am working on a pair of fingerless gloves - but I have also taken a liking to a bit of cross stitch too. So a week or so … Continue reading Crafty times – My foray into the world of Cross Stitch.
My worst habit at the moment is spending ages looking for new literature to read, buying it, and then never looking at it. And recently i've been searching for some good queer literature to read. I came across this special edition of Nightmare magazine whilst bored last night and ended up searching through the 'queer' … Continue reading Book Review: Queers Destroy Horror! – Nightmare Magazine
The final week of my "vacation" in Edinburgh came to an end last Thursday. I have now relocated back down to the (nowhere-near-as-nice) South East of England and am just about to settle myself down for an evening of watching some Homeland after a day of job hunting. In my last post I listed National Museum … Continue reading A Vacation of Sorts Pt 2. – Museums and Money.