I dedicate this post to the best human I know.

Here’s a fact about my life that I’ve alluded to before, but never really written about. My mom never married my father. He was a drunk. A coward. Who was [is?] racist and just generally ignorant all around. This was way, way back. His reputation for aggressiveness was written way before I was born. MyContinue reading “I dedicate this post to the best human I know.”

Discussion: What it feels like to have significant “fatigue” rather than just being “tired”

The medical term for tiredness is “Fatigue”. It covers basically any word that could be used to describe tiredness – from exhaustion, lethargy, and listlessness, ect. It covers both physical and mental tiredness. Often both impending into each other, if a person experiences physical tiredness for long enough, it will often create a mental tiredness too. Many ofContinue reading “Discussion: What it feels like to have significant “fatigue” rather than just being “tired””

Godzilla : A case study in the practice of safe ionising radiation protection

So, for my friends birthday he wanted to see Godzilla. I was skeptical. The only Godzilla I’ve liked previously was the one on the Chewits advert. Naturally, I wasn’t expecting much, but it turned out to be surprisingly watchable, and dare I say it, enjoyable. Some core character developed moments almost make you emotional. AlthoughContinue reading “Godzilla : A case study in the practice of safe ionising radiation protection”

What 15 Years of Art Has Taught Me About My Life: If You Need Help, Ask. We Can’t Do It Alone.

As anyone who knows me, will know that the journey of illness changed my course, some-what drastically. I was prepared to dedicate my life to trying to navigate the art world path, and that alone. And I was having a good go at it too. But getting sick made travelling that rocky, unstable road ofContinue reading “What 15 Years of Art Has Taught Me About My Life: If You Need Help, Ask. We Can’t Do It Alone.”

Happy (early-UK) Thanksgiving, Friends this is for you.

As my American friends will know, we’re celebrating Thanksgiving a week early here in the UK. But never the less. HAPPY UK THANKSGIVING FRIENDS. Today I am grateful (& everyday, of course). My thoughts on suffering, empathy, and community responsibility have been completely re-shaped and shifted over the course of the journey of illness. NewContinue reading “Happy (early-UK) Thanksgiving, Friends this is for you.”

Making the most of my time: The Roadtrip Begins

My friend sent me this awesome quote ina  great email yesterday: “We shall never have more time.  We have, and have always had, all the time there is. No object is served in waiting until next week or even until tomorrow. Keep going..Concentrate on something useful.”   -Arnold Bennett- As recently, I can’t get out ofContinue reading “Making the most of my time: The Roadtrip Begins”

No More TV Dinner Biennials; Eat Money, Spend Food; Leave The Art Fair and Never Come Back RANT: PART 1

No More Factory Farms; No More TV Dinner Biennials; Eat Money, Spend Food; Leave The Art Fair and Never Come Back ***I’m creating a bunch of sweeping essays/rants/writings to help myself research and write a curatorial text for an exhibition i’m curating called artWORK featuring the publication by Temporary Services alongside other projects and worksContinue reading “No More TV Dinner Biennials; Eat Money, Spend Food; Leave The Art Fair and Never Come Back RANT: PART 1”