Sometimes I compare myself to other people. And by sometimes, I mean, literally always. Facebook. Instagram. Snapchat. All that shit. Fuck it’s toxic. I wonder what it would look like if I took a diet from facebook? Mind you, this could be a bit difficult… I’m a bit of an addict when it comes to… Continue reading Comparison is a motherfu**er
The other day I watched a youtube video critiquing Christopher McCandless - the guy who rejected the superficialities of society by going Into The Wild. He died because of it. The youtube video critiqued McCandless as foolish, irrational, and noted that the people he met on his journey were trying to save him, but he did… Continue reading Into the woods: A spiritual journey, or cray cray?
I read a facebook post a few months ago written by an extremely successful Oregon based poker professional. I’d seen this player playing in Oregon before. He was noticeable for one reason: blonde hair. This kind of sticks out on a poker table. Blondey stuck out because he was a Blonde poker player. After reading… Continue reading The art of the bluff: Suffering in silence
Why do I write? Honestly, I don’t know. Sometimes the words feverishly come out of me. I am like a whirlwind, and the keyboard is caught up in my hurry; it has never has seen such violence. Sometimes the words are grated from my very being. I force myself onto the keyboard, and every stroke… Continue reading Why do I write?
Office life. How spectacularly I have failed to assimilate to it! But, why? It certainly wasn’t for lack of trying. I’ve worked in four of them now (five if you count the poker table as an office – I do, most don’t). Recently I resigned from my latest attempt at list-ticking office-living after nearly experiencing… Continue reading The Office: How spectacularly I have failed. But, why?
One of the major difficulties inherent in life is the friction between the requirement for it to be lived forwards and the lack of information available to guide us. I like to think of life as a mountain. You can prepare your tools to help you on your way, but you ultimately can't see the… Continue reading Deep in the fog
“You are a child of the Universe no less than the trees and the stars. You have a right to be here and whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the Universe is unfolding as it should” These words were written on the brick wall of a tiny deck in a hostel… Continue reading New Year’s resol… nah… REFLECTIONS: 2017, the year that was