Sailing over a bitumen ocean, caught by a wind, the world whips by and whispers as I cut through. Each passed house long asleep, a gentle piano tune is carrying heartbreak in script, volume loud enough to sing along to and pretend the stars a stadium, full, above my windscreen. The sky lights, illuminating each…… Continue reading Eclectic Electric
Every decision we make shapes and reflects the people that we are, and that we’re becoming. So as we pass through each day’s triumphs and struggles, we’re all eventually pretty sure of who we are. Take a moment to describe yourself, but consider your answer without your name, appearance, friends, experiences or job. So stripping…… Continue reading Who Are You?
Something about getting older is finding more dimension to your personality. You twine ideas into opinions and build morals which ultimately shape you as a person. Eventually, every person establishes a personal philosophy by which they pass through their days, whether aware of it or not. With this thought on my mind, I’ve been trying…… Continue reading Don’t Drink Poison
Creativity is an elusive pursuit, a cocktail of variables whose ingredients are inspiration, talent, and dumb luck. I always boast the wonders of writing whatever comes to mind, completely unedited and completely instinctive (example at Dear Subconscious,). But sometimes writing isn’t the relevant solution for you, or for the situation. Here are the 6 non-writing ways…… Continue reading Picasso Rode a Bike
In motivation, my mum once said to me, “Eventually, you’ll figure out that nothing reeeeally matters.” Take it with a grain of salt. When faced with a decision, there’s immediately a form of inherent pressure to make the right decision. Asking for somebody else’s advice passes away a little bit of responsibility from ourselves. It…… Continue reading Advice: The Good and The Bad
A habit becomes a chore when you stop caring about it. It might not be forever, but just day to day. But if you don’t want to do whatever it is you should, then the effort required to start the process must be greater than the result you expect. Writing is a chore when you’re…… Continue reading Chores and Privileges
If you’re new around here, you probably don’t know I love spring. If you’re not new, you definitely know and you’re definitely sick of hearing about it. Either way, spring is finally here after a long and arduous winter. As the weather warms and we shed some layers, it’s time to unveil a new…… Continue reading Spring Playlist:
Halloween is a lighthearted holiday grown from fairly non-cheerful roots. Halloween is no tradition to me, or to most people who grew up in Australia. The idea of Halloween has been dotted across my childhood without making any real impression beyond Disney Channel showing spooky movies for a week. My Dad’s a bit of an…… Continue reading Australian Non-Tradition