An open letter to the men of London, specifically male cashiers and baristas..
I don’t know your name or how to address you, this is awkward!
Where to begin? I couldn’t be more clueless as to your mood or state of [...]
As long as I can remember I have believed it to be the case that thinner is [...]
A good few folk in my orbit seem to be considering getting tattooed this year. As one of the more inky people they know (8 tattoos, ~18 hours of work) I am regularly being asked my opinion on a few stock bits and pieces. This is quite lovely, and I am more than happy to [...]
New Years’ Resolutions1 are an odd thing on the face of it.
That we wait 365 days to think of ways to better ourselves seems foolish; the idea that something about an arbitrarily changing date means we’re suddenly capable of achieving these new, fantastic, things – unlikely.
Well, maybe not exactly.. In the depth [...]
Amanda Palmer’s Commencement Speech to New England Institute of Art
“I am going to tell you today about something that my friends and I call The Fraud Police.
The Fraud Police are this imaginary, terrifying force of experts and real grown-ups who don’t exist and who come knocking on your door at 3am [...]
[Originally posted Aug '09]
So I have a confession to make.
As I mentioned, I have recently moved house and during the process of boxing up my material goods I threw away:
6 black sacks of clothes
2 black sacks of shoes
1 black sack of coats
1 black sack of [...]