Making meaning

There is so much we can distract ourselves with. Quick fixes, temporary happiness, consumption in all of its forms. Eating, drinking, buying, social media, sex. Easy pleasure, a temporary high, a chemical rush, a physical stimulus. But they won’t provide meaning. And at the end of the day, that is what we’re left with when […]

Facing up to my privilege

My friend Emily is one of those special people who can give constructive feedback without making you feel like shit. We were WhatsApp-ing, and I was asking her what she thought of my posts. Amongst lots of feedback, was this: “I don’t know the relevance of this, but I read something interesting about minimalism as […]