'Jaded', a poem by Liam McMillan.
How setting myself unrealistic goals has hindered progress. It happens every January: After the hedonistic Christmas period has left me feeling deflated emotionally, and inflated physically, I sit down to write my New Year’s resolutions, or as I call it the "Do More" list. More out of a misplaced sense of guilt, (and a dash... Continue Reading →
Since I've been reading a lot more this year I thought I would start a monthly feature on what I've read, what I'm currently reading, and what I'll be reading soon. I'm always up for recommendations and book swaps so feel free to message me or chat in the comments section! Read: Conversations with Friends... Continue Reading →
I awake in the night as the fear swoops down and clutches my chest, breath stolen as they draw closer, words turning to ash in my mouth. Paralysed beneath sheets I am fixated on ephemeral movements in the shadows; they have come for me again. The cold smoke of their limbs wrap around me and... Continue Reading →
I sit down in a comfortable chair, book in one hand cup of coffee in the other, intent on assiduously reading it cover to cover, when after ten minutes I find my hand wandering subconsciously toward my mobile phone. Suddenly I am fixated, locked in a tractor beam of artificial glow, index finger flitting in... Continue Reading →
A Skeptic’s Guide to Spirituality Can they co-exist? Last week I stumbled upon a Facebook post from David “Avocado” Wolfe. It was a picture of Dr. Otto Warburg, 1931 Nobel Prize winner for cancer physiology, emblazoned with the quote “No disease, including cancer, can exist in an alkaline environment.” I felt the familiar mix of... Continue Reading →