Getting a bit philosophical

Getting a bit philosophical

The terror of a dinner party

One of the motivations for moving into my own flat is so I could have people over without it feeling weird. Not that any of my previous flatmates would have minded, but I was always hyper aware that my having friends over pretty much put the living room/kitchen off limits. We have all had that […]

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Getting a bit philosophical

Bad-ass Excel formulas that will help you save the world

I once tried to chat up a guy in a bar using my favourite Excel formula. He shockingly didn’t take the bait. I wasn’t too cut up about it, I figured if he were the guy for me his eyes would have lit up the moment I said VLOOKUP. He would be in my bed […]

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Getting a bit philosophical

YOLO for adults

A few bitterly sad things that have happened to loved ones recently, as well as the world reinventing the Nazis, has made me think quite hard about how I live my life. So often I feel angry over stupid things, resentful about what others have and I don’t, or like I have wasted my hours […]

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Getting a bit philosophical

The best break-in ever

I never thought I would be writing about a break-in. Well, I hoped I would never be. And I seriously never thought I would be writing about a break-in in such loving and overwhelmed tones. But here we are. I have ‘returned to London’ countless* times, and it’s always a little weird. Coming home to a […]

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Getting a bit philosophical

Forgivemas

I forgive myself for not emptying the dishwasher for 6 days and instead hand washing the same cup ten times. I forgive myself that an internal “oh fuck off” is my first reaction when strangers want to interact. I forgive myself for always having holes in my socks. I forgive myself for wearing my heart […]

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Getting a bit philosophical

Two practical ways to make yourself feel better

I know that to make this more click-bait-able the list should be an uneven number, and should have between 9 and 15 entries. But with such post titles as “the post about the chocolate butt plugs” and “Three brunches in three hours – oh god what have I done” in my archive, I don’t need any […]

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