A year in people #48 – Dad

I think about people who have sacrificed their passion or dreams to get a 'safe' job because they now have a child. I get it, I get having security is important. But what about passion? I was lucky enough that all my life I knew what my Dad did for a living was his passion... Continue Reading →

Jonny Marine: Part 5

Continued from Part Four... We ditched the deep talk with the pie leftovers and kept to safe topics like Brexit and what our friends were up to now for the rest of the journey. That night was the first one sleeping in my van. Now, I've slept in there with many of my friends and... Continue Reading →

Jonny Marine: Part 4

Continued from Part Three… Out of the blue, I got a message from someone in January 2018 asking if they'd just seen me driving around Lincolnshire. Given I was halfway up a mountain in New Zealand at the time, the answer was most definitely no. I didn't recognise the number or the picture and wondered who... Continue Reading →

A year in people #29 – Karl

Yesterday I was hanging out at home, just chilling and had a pang of, well I'm not sure what you'd call it. Not quite homesickness, not quite nostalgia, not quite a pining, I just thought "Awwww, I wish I could just pop and see [my friend] Karl for a cup o tea". Karl used to... Continue Reading →

A year in people #19 – Gary

Awkward teenager. That was me. And Gary. He was also an awkward teenager. Not that I realised it, to me he was just my brother's slightly annoying friend and seemingly quite confident. Unbeknown to me, he had a little crush on me which I found out in a quite spectacular and hugely embarrassing style. For a... Continue Reading →

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