They say, "You can't regret what you didn't do." But what does that even mean? And is it true? A few thoughts on why we have regrets about inaction and how this is actually, secretly, kind of a good thing.
After the Fire by Jane Casey Mysteries lie within mysteries in Jane Casey's sixth Maeve Kerrigan novel... but was it arson, an accident, or murder? It was twitter that introduced me to Jane Casey and the Maeve Kerrigan series – a turn of good fortune I’ve celebrated since opening the first page … Continue reading Book Review: After the Fire, Maeve Kerrigan Returns in Jane Casey’s Latest Mystery
Cats. Love them or loathe them, they’re everywhere. I mean literally everywhere. They prowl down the streets, curl up outside cafes, pad through the pages of your web browser, and tumble through adverts selling crap you never knew you ever wanted. They’re also used as a kind of cuteness therapy. Having a bad day? Here’s … Continue reading 15 life lessons from cats
To make my ‘writing holiday’ more like a holiday and less like I’m sitting at a computer all day caffeinating myself into a heart attack, I decided to pack up my pens and spend some time scribbling in a few of my favourite haunts in London. The result: Six days, six coffees for the writerly Londoner.
Different writers have different styles of writing. That’s a given.Yet one element that has always fascinated me but readers and aspiring writers don’t necessarily ever see is the writer’s style of creation.
In a couple weeks, I won’t be 24 anymore. I’ll officially be a quarter of a century old. Which is to say, not very old at all. But it seemed like a good excuse to jot down twenty-four things that I feel I’ve kind of learnt in the last twelve months. Or am learning. Everything these days seems more process than revelation.
The hipster in Shoreditch, the City charmer from Tinder : here are 6 of the lads you meet (and sometimes *shudder* date) in London, as told by the songs of Taylor Swift.