Thoughtful Living

Create Not Consume: A Challenge for August

  A few days ago I was flicking through Instagram Stories when I saw one from Sara Tasker, aka. Me and Orla. It was an answer to a question someone had asked her about how to become a better writer (or at least I think that was the original question). Her answer...

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Create Not Consume: A Challenge for August
Thoughtful Living

I don’t know what my future will look like

I spent last weekend down in Cornwall with a few friends, and while there I had a conversation that made me realise something: I have no idea what my future looks like.    I was walking along the coast path with one of my friends, and we were chatting about her...

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I don’t know what my future will look like
Thoughtful Living

CLOSING THE GAP: Veganism and an online spat

In my newsletter this week (not signed up yet? Do so here) I mentioned very briefly the online scuffle about veganism between Made in Chelsea’s Lucy Watson and food writer Ruby Tandoh. It started when Lucy tweeted: “If you’re against animal cruelty, like most...

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CLOSING THE GAP: Veganism and an online spat
Thoughtful Living

Coming Home

I recently had a conversation with a friend of mine, who I met in Bali. At the time we were both living the digital nomad dream; Instagramming our rice-field facing desks, riding our scooters to jungle over-hanging pools or hidden water temples at the weekends, and...

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Coming Home
Thoughtful Living

There Are Other Ways

When I left university at 22, I thought there was only one path I could take: move to London, do some work experience, and then accept the first job that was offered to me. I knew nothing of digital nomadism, working freelance or entrepreneurship. I...

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There Are Other Ways