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Why London is well good

I wrote a piece a little while ago having a big old whinge about the tube. All that is still true of course (and that prick STILL stands in front of the door when I’m trying to get on in the morning. SERIOUSLY MAN MOVE DOWN.) but I am also reading a wonderful book, all about this big smoggy, grimy, lovely, bonkers city we call London. It’s called, ‘Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now – as Told by Those Who Love it, Hate it, Live it, Left it and Long for  ...

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Culture, Feel-Good, Humour, London, Uncategorized

small pleasures and daily sparkle

I always carry a notebook round with me. In it, I scribble funny things I hear, shopping lists, notes from exhibitions I’ve been to, lists of films and books I need to see and read (is it really a travesty that I haven’t seen ‘Independance Day’?!), scraps of poems I like and ideas for blogs and articles. I also write down a few things I’m grateful for each day. The reason I do this, is because it really makes you actively search for the good things in life, the  ...

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cheers chums, and a poem you might want to read

I just wanted to say a big old thanks for the incredible response I got regarding the ‘being brave’ blog (http://bloodyhellbrennan.com/2013/05/20/a-note-on-being-brave/). It felt a bit like I had touched an open nerve with lots of people, and the amount of messages and love I had thrown at me, people going “YEAH I FEEL LIKE THAT TOOOOO!” was both very touching and incredibly reassuring. So hey, THANKS GUYS. Also thrilled that people have adopted the phrase ‘fan  ...

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a note on being brave

It’s my birthday this week chums. I’m now officially in the autumn season of my twenties. Recently, I’ve been having a bit of a rough time. Work has been rubbish, creativity has been stunted, my heart has been bruised yet again, everything felt so viciously turbulent yet also bizarrely stagnant and I started to question what it was I was doing with my life. I said to myself, “Look. You are about to turn another year older. You have no money, no boyfriend, soon nowhere to live, no job, your  ...

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