Category Archives: Thoughts

Reflecting on 2023

It’s time once again to write up my thoughts on the year – it doesn’t seem long ago at all that I wrote Reflecting on 2022, but there you go. Last year, I started by saying I couldn’t help but … Continue reading

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Reflecting on 2022

As I come towards the end of this year, I can’t help but think about how lucky I am. I pretty much have everything I wany in life – I work as a full time writer, make a comfortable living, … Continue reading

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I Forgot How Good Life Can Be

I don’t think that life amidst the pandemic has been particularly hard for me. Yes, I may have been made redundant because of it, ended up getting seriously ill in the middle of it, then contracted COVID-19 this year and … Continue reading

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The other day, I was watching randomly recommended YouTube videos to pass the time. One that I came across included a person who’s perspectives I’m not very fond of. To keep the tone of this blog post neutral, I’m not … Continue reading

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Pregnancy April Fools Jokes

Whenever April Fools’ Day gets closer, I see several social media posts which say something along the lines of “Pregnancy is not a joke – there are people who want so desperately to become pregnant, but will never be able … Continue reading

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Knowing Everything Will Be Okay

In June I ended up being made redundant because of COVID-19. It was all very sudden, leaving me jobless unexpectedly. This actually ended up being my longest period of unemployment as an adult and lasted just a few weeks shy … Continue reading

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One big reason MSN was better than Messenger

I love instant messaging. It’s brilliant. An excellent way to stay in touch with absent friends and a great way to casually chat with people without having to meet up with them in person – something which we kind of … Continue reading

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Nazi Comparisons

It’s an old “rule” of internet debates that the first person to compare the opposing side to the Nazis has lost the argument. If somebody criticises the government, for example, by calling them Nazis, most people won’t take them seriously. … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago Today

Ten years ago today, it was the first of January 2011. That feels very strange to me. I had a somewhat similar feeling at the start of 2020, knowing that 2010 had been a decade ago, I wrote about it … Continue reading

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Reflecting on 2020

I thought to myself “writing a summary of my year on New Year’s Eve/early New Year’s Day has started to become an annual tradition, hasn’t it?” but taking a look, it seems I didn’t do that last year, which is … Continue reading

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