It has become incessant. At every corner we turn there appears yet another ‘Low Carb Meal Plan I Swear By’ or complex home workout which allows you to swagger out of quarantine as the wobble-free, six pack brandishing size 8 you’ve always wanted to be. No, I’m not completely deluded. I am well aware that keeping healthy is very important, especially for mental wellbeing, but the … Continue reading The Parade Of The Fitness Influencers: You Really Don’t Have To Use This Time To Lose Weight
A player’s worst nightmare. Boris flips a switch and suddenly you can’t come within two metres of the person you fancy, let alone get down to what you actually want to be doing. Alas, no longer is a face chiseled by the gods enough to get you laid. Those who wish to be the real winners in these unprecedented times must adapt to survive, but … Continue reading Chivalry Is Back: Could The Lockdown Be Improving Your Chat?
The prospect of being locked in with my parents at the age of sixteen may have left me with an overwhelming-sense of dread, but at twenty-three (and now unemployed) I quite welcomed the idea. Approaching mid-twenties, you slowly realise that getting pissed with the rents is like going to the pub without the intoxicating sense of panic after looking at your bank statement the next … Continue reading Mastering The Lockdown Pubcrawl
You know who you are. It’s all fun and games calling yourself independent until you actually have to prove it. No amount of ‘self care days’ could have prepared the notorious promoters of self love for this one. I mean, let’s be honest – did that face mask and new set of acrylics honestly give you a new lease of autonomy? Or did it just … Continue reading ‘You Complete Me’ And Other Irrational Bullshit Which Makes Us Fear Our Own Company
You’ve heard the incessant cry, likely from your local vegan, that this pandemic is simply Mother Nature purging her planet of all the pollution. And in fairness, she’s been swamped in it since Rich Arkwright opened his mill down in Matlock and kick-started the Industrial Revolution. She has every right to complain. The headlines celebrate that Venetians are seeing fish in their canals for the … Continue reading Wannabe-Roadmen Turned Bakers: Maybe Lockdown Really Is Healing The Planet