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Tattoo or not tattoo?

I am considering getting a tattoo. Of course, at almost 27, I’m a little outside the window for teenage rebellion. Had I done this ten years ago, in between drinking Reef and writing sonnets about the futility of all human endeavour, it would been straightforwardly cool. On the other hand, […]

In defence of exercise

I have a peculiar relationship with exercise. On one hand, I do a lot of it; definitely enough for baseline physical fitness and almost enough to placate the nanny state. 10,000 steps a day, you say? Get me in a hyper mood and that’ll be 10,000 giant leaps. On the […]

Inconsequential word splurge

Shortly after starting my first ‘real’ job,  I received a piece of advice that cut deep. I was 22 years old, and had spent the last 19 of them wanting to be a writer. A good writer I was not – my sentences were too long, my paragraphs stream-of-consciousness, my […]

Alpha Undercover

WEEK 1 – IS THERE MORE TO LIFE THAN THIS? “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.” – Psalm 14:1 “Hi, I’m Abi, and I’m an atheist.” The rest of the circle […]