In defence of making friends online

Before I met James, I did the standard foray into online dating. And as I sat in listening to a guy telling me about why his ‘ex was a crazy bitch, so he has no time for that’, I considered a few things. Mostly, when I could leave. But also, I realised what I was…

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The unexpected joy of learning in your 20’s

On a rainy night in December 2017, I bought a violin. I was in a job that I completely and utterly hated, and as I stood in the pouring rain, waiting for a Schrodinger’s tram (it had been ‘arriving now’ for over an hour). I decided to duck into the music shop across the road…

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