On being impatient

  Patience, as they say, is a virtue. Of course, lots of stuff is virtuous. Not slagging off your co-workers is virtuous. Not lying in job interviews is virtuous. Not stealing change out of your boyfriend’s change jar to pay

On being impatient

  Patience, as they say, is a virtue. Of course, lots of stuff is virtuous. Not slagging off your co-workers is virtuous. Not lying in job interviews is virtuous. Not stealing change out of your boyfriend’s change jar to pay

Things that should stay in boxes (The Box)

Partly due to the fact that I’ve been moving house, lately I’ve been thinking a lot about boxes. More importantly, about the things that should stay in boxes. I’m not just talking about that box full of Lipsy asymmetric dresses

Things that should stay in boxes (The Box)

Partly due to the fact that I’ve been moving house, lately I’ve been thinking a lot about boxes. More importantly, about the things that should stay in boxes. I’m not just talking about that box full of Lipsy asymmetric dresses

The Dalston Years Guide To The Budget

Hi pals. Come on now, who got a teensy bit excited about the Budget yesterday? Not even a twinge down there when you saw George Osborne do that weird thing outside number 10 where he slow-motion holds up the red briefcase like a demented

The Dalston Years Guide To The Budget

Hi pals. Come on now, who got a teensy bit excited about the Budget yesterday? Not even a twinge down there when you saw George Osborne do that weird thing outside number 10 where he slow-motion holds up the red briefcase like a demented

Thigh Creep

Sweltering slightly in the designated barbecue area of London Fields, I gulped down warm canned G+T and surveyed the landscape glumly. There is no denying it any more. Winter is over. Ordinarily this would be a cause for celebration. I hate

Thigh Creep

Sweltering slightly in the designated barbecue area of London Fields, I gulped down warm canned G+T and surveyed the landscape glumly. There is no denying it any more. Winter is over. Ordinarily this would be a cause for celebration. I hate

How to be unemployed

A little while ago one of you guys emailed me asking me for advice. Although I find it incredible that anyone would ask me for advice (to give you an indication of how useless I am, my boss asked me this

How to be unemployed

A little while ago one of you guys emailed me asking me for advice. Although I find it incredible that anyone would ask me for advice (to give you an indication of how useless I am, my boss asked me this

What To Do When The Universe Is Laughing At You

The Greeks had it right, I swear. Although my classical education is mostly limited to Disney’s Hercules (great film), I swear there’s always a bit in every Greek tragedy where the gods sit about, pissing themselves with divine mirth on

What To Do When The Universe Is Laughing At You

The Greeks had it right, I swear. Although my classical education is mostly limited to Disney’s Hercules (great film), I swear there’s always a bit in every Greek tragedy where the gods sit about, pissing themselves with divine mirth on

Things You Learn When You Live In East London

Note: I wrote this for the first issue of the Dalstonist magazine but realised I hadn’t put it online til today. So, in case you didn’t catch it then – here it is.   East London is the home of

Things You Learn When You Live In East London

Note: I wrote this for the first issue of the Dalstonist magazine but realised I hadn’t put it online til today. So, in case you didn’t catch it then – here it is.   East London is the home of