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You are not a sofa

There's a scene in the TV show Friends involving Ross, Rachel, Chandler, a flight of stairs, and a sofa.It cracks me up every time.And right now, the entire internet is Ross and I am Chandler.Not that

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Sloth: Every Day Is Like Sunday

Watch the video here: Listen to the podcast here:Or is it Tuesday? Or Thursday? Or Blursday?One of my favourite songs as a teenager was Every Day Is Like Sunday.Now, I’m living in a world of eternal

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Michael Stipe was right

Michael Stipe was right, eh?Oof. What a few days, eh?It's the end of the world as we know it.And I'm not being a doomy tin-foil hat person; the world as we know it has ended. Things are different.

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What you’re feeling is normal

The UK is now in lockdown, which is... weird.The UK is now in lockdown, which is... weird.Very weird.Joe and I have been locked down anyway really; only going out to buy food and whatnot. But it feels

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Overwhelm

Information water-cannon overload

Does going online feel a bit like you're being water-cannoned with well-intentioned but overwhelming information?I don't know about you, but every time I go online I'm bombarded by experts everywhere

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🦠 The lowdown on lockdown 🗝️

This was gonna be my top 3 tips for working from home if you're not used to it.Then Joe asked me to get him a chocolate orange from the kitchen and I had to add another tip (you'll have to watch this

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That escalated fast…

Well, that escalated fast.Honestly, I've been thinking and mulling over and wondering what to write (and resisting the urge to make terrible jokes because too soon?).So today I'm going to share what

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Small boy with ice cream all over his face

How Gluttony Could Derail Your Book

Image credit: Ross Sokolovski​Watch the video here: Listen to the podcast here:Gluttonous writing makes miserable reading...It was a little like something from a horror movie: in the silence among

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How I stopped drinking alcohol

Tuesday Boozeday!Thursday: almost the weekend so let's have a glass of wine!Friday night: pizza and beer!Saturday night: spurious excuse to celebrate something = prosecco!Sunday evening: dinner and wine

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The future is a myth

"I'd love to start in May. But I've got so much on. Realistically, I'll be able to start in January 2021."Wait, what?This was a conversation I had a while ago with a lovely guy who wants to write a book.He's

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