A few days ago I walked past a central London office building I used to work in. I indulged in that time-honored urban past-time: revisiting a life I…
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Photo by Paweł Czerwiński on Unsplash On January 2, someone close to my family passed away from Covid. Like every Covid death, it was a tragedy. Like…
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(Image via @subliming.jpg) Two weeks ago, when the world really started to feel apocalyptic, I started sleeping properly for the first time in a month…
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In September, when I quit my job to take a step back from the daily news cycle, I made a promise to myself: I was going to use at least part of my…
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Photo by Matteo Di Iorio on Unsplash I spent the entirety of my twenties being Extremely Online. For years, the events of the news cycle had either a…
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Since the age of about 19, one thing that’s always felt like constant in my life is my desire to be a journalist. This year, I felt that terrain slowly…
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Tip #8 for paying subscribers
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I’ve been working in a garden recently. When I say working, it’s more like I’ve volunteered my meager labor skills to help out in a garden under the…
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I started with a new therapist recently, and at the end of our first “getting to know you” session, she remarked that I seemed to have a heightened…
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Earlier this month I went on holiday with my partner to the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, to a beautiful place called Kalkan. It was the first holiday…
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TL;DR in case you don’t read the whole thing: What follows is an announcement about some changes and additions I’m making to this newsletter. Don’t…
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I often fall victim to the mindset of just waiting for that moment — which always seems just around the corner — where my life will finally be the calm…
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