It’s All Downhill From Here

Summer Solstice. The longest day of the year. The end of next week marks the halfway point of the year. It’s all downhill from here. BUT, the phrase has two meanings. And they contradict each other. In one way you can say that it means things are going to get worse. On the other hand […]

The Morning After The Night Before

The alarm said 4:30am. There is a great play by Sarah Kane called 4.48 Pychosis, which is about how her only moments of clarity in a 24 hour onslaught of poor mental health would come at 4.48 in the morning. I am a deep sleeper, but 4.30 am has become my new waking up time […]

I Don’t Believe In Being Brave

Menswear are a 90’s Brit Pop band. Some may argue that history has been unkind to them. Others will say that they don’t deserve kindness, since they were essentially a manufactured guitar band with an emphasis on the ‘pop’ part of Brit Pop, arranged for the members good looks and rumour has it they were […]