body consciousness – why we should be conscious but not self conscious

A few days ago I accompanied a friend with the wild task of going swimming in the sea - which I'm accustomed to doing in far warmer climates than braving the icy Brighton coast in February. As someone who is relatively sceptical of their body, it was a thought relatively far away from my consciousness… Continue reading body consciousness – why we should be conscious but not self conscious

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valentine’s day – a cynic’s perspective

Today is Valentine's Day, a holiday which varies on my tolerance scale between being just about acceptable to nauseatingly commercial. It is a holiday, which personally, I feel really prays on the vulnerability of human emotion and continually instills the notion of "incompleteness" without a significant other. In my almost twenty years of singledom, being… Continue reading valentine’s day – a cynic’s perspective