The death of an artist

So last night I was at the Union Chapel in Islington to see Lucy Rose. It's a beautiful venue; a beautiful church which one would be forgiven for thinking was designed with live music in mind, as it's so perfect for it. Lucy Rose was very pleasant, also. Her set, which consisted nearly exclusively of … Continue reading The death of an artist

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Blogging in full time employment

I love blogging but recently I've found it really hard. I work a standard 9-5, and whilst that doesnt necessarily leave me without spare time to write, it leaves me without spare time to do things to write about. Recently my blog posts have largely been thinkpieces or stuff I've been buying, which is fine, … Continue reading Blogging in full time employment

I can’t wait to be ruled by robots

Imagine.. it's 100 years from now and our jobs have become automated. Robots took over and the workday is no more. A horror, right? Well. Thank capitalism (for once) that when robots (perhaps inevitably) replace us in the workplace, that us fleshy lumps still need a wage! Without a population paying for goods and services, … Continue reading I can’t wait to be ruled by robots

Me, You and the EU

In 2016 I partook in the EU funded Erasmus programme, studying for a year in the beautiful city of Nijmegen, The Netherlands. My Erasmus year was a beacon of EU beauty, during which I made friends with Germans, French, Italian, Spanish, Finnish, Dutch, Greeks and m o r e. I could never have afforded this … Continue reading Me, You and the EU