Reasons to Stay Inside: Part 2

  Since the Sopranos (1999) kicked off the “Golden Age of Television”, we’ve had great series come out pretty much every year, and many of them are still watched in large numbers today. In this article, as I did in my article last year, I’d like to show some love for some lesser known high-qualityContinue reading “Reasons to Stay Inside: Part 2”

Songs to Zone Out to

Sitting in the train listening to music can be a strange experience. Apart from a feeling of momentum and some vibrations you don’t really register your movement. For all you know, you’re sitting in this vehicle, and giant projections on either side of it create the illusion of transportation. You’re simply sitting there, immersed inContinue reading “Songs to Zone Out to”

Writing Playlist

  Everyone has their own routines or rituals to stimulate the creative process. Whether it is a preference of standing up or lying down whilst writing, taking countless shower breaks, drinking vodka and chain-smoking as you write, or turning on the hoover as background noise1, everyone has their quirks and crutches they depend on toContinue reading “Writing Playlist”

An Alternative Christmas Playlist

It’s that time of the year again: Christmas Eve is nigh! However, this doesn’t only entail the annual return of naughty mistletoe kisses, decadently decorated fir trees and ridiculously expensive ice cream cakes. Alas, it also signifies the umpteenth revival of Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You and Wham!’s Last Christmas. So,Continue reading “An Alternative Christmas Playlist”

The Revolution Mixtape

I ain’t gonna work on Maggie’s farm no more. Well, I wake up in the morning. Fold my hands and pray for the rain. I got a head full of ideas that are driving me insane. It’s a shame she makes me scrub the floor. These lines mark the first sentences of a song byContinue reading “The Revolution Mixtape”

Seasonal Songs

We can all rejoice once more, as youngster Spring is slowly taking over from old man Winter. A change in temperature, hours of sunlight, scenery, smells and spirit lies in our immediate future. Each season is distinct in a number of things, including the list I just mentioned. What in particular I want to drawContinue reading “Seasonal Songs”