The Hermit’s Lamp: Tips on Coping With Social Isolation from a Bonafide Shut-In!

It occurred to me (actually it occurred to my therapist, who I actually listen to) that I know a lot about being ISOLATED and maybe some of my experience therein could be useful for some people…who are maybe doing this sort of thing for the first time, and maybe don’t like it very much, and… Read More The Hermit’s Lamp: Tips on Coping With Social Isolation from a Bonafide Shut-In!

I Believe

I believe people I believe them without skepticism And I believe I fail at this when it suits me.   I believe, a lot of the time, that I’m completely, totally and wholly insane. But at least that’s the end of it. After all, there’s not much to be done about being mad. I’m just… Read More I Believe

‘You don’t know the depth of your strength.’ Regards, A Burnt Out Match

Allo beloved, How’s it gwan? How’s the new season treating you so far? I’ve been in a bit of a pit, to be honest, with lots of things touching uncomfortable spots that take me back years and years to places I’d rather forget I was in, ever, actually. But here we are. Everyone else who… Read More ‘You don’t know the depth of your strength.’ Regards, A Burnt Out Match

Goal-Setting Like An Artist Part 3 – Building

If you’re new to this series of essays on how to effectively set goals as a creative weirdo, Part 1 is a stock-check of what you’ve got to build with right now, and Part 2 deals with recognising & selecting dreams to work towards. They’re recommended, but not necessary, prerequisites to today’s lesson. Being ‘creative’ is complicated.… Read More Goal-Setting Like An Artist Part 3 – Building