Lockdown

The Parade Of The Fitness Influencers: You Really Don’t Have To Use This Time To Lose Weight

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 … Continue reading The Parade Of The Fitness Influencers: You Really Don’t Have To Use This Time To Lose Weight

Mastering The Lockdown Pubcrawl

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 … Continue reading Mastering The Lockdown Pubcrawl

‘You Complete Me’ And Other Irrational Bullshit Which Makes Us Fear Our Own Company

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 … Continue reading ‘You Complete Me’ And Other Irrational Bullshit Which Makes Us Fear Our Own Company

Wannabe-Roadmen Turned Bakers: Maybe Lockdown Really Is Healing The Planet

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 … Continue reading Wannabe-Roadmen Turned Bakers: Maybe Lockdown Really Is Healing The Planet