Band of Skulls

Reading time: 2 mins View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gordon McLean (@gmclean) First things first, donโ€™t let the name put you off, this is not a death metal (or any other kind of metal) band. Think bluesy rock, think White Stripes, think Slade, think Led Zeppelin if the songs were more melodic? … ohh I’m […]

Fixing Me

Reading time: 2 mins I used to run, for a few years it was my thing and I loved it. I did a few 5Ks and one 10K, but eventually I had to stop as the pain in my left knee was too much. I went to a physio who diagnosed me, gave me exercises, and after doing them […]

Weekend Reading

Reading time: 5 mins Why we fell for clean eating In the spring of 2014, Jordan Younger noticed that her hair was falling out in clumps. โ€œNot coolโ€ was her reaction. At the time, Younger, 23, believed herself to be eating the healthiest of all possible diets. It’s nice to have been ahead of a curve for once. I’ve […]

Game of Thrones sucks

Reading time: 2 mins MILD SPOILERS: I’ve not gone into detail but there are a couple of notes on the most recent episode. Nothing that reveals any major storyplots though, but proceed with caution. It’s official (I use the term very loosely of course), but Game of Thrones now sucks. Despite how popular it remains, it’s fast becoming a […]

Hacking creativity

Reading time: 3 mins It’s been a few months since I moved to my new abode and as I’ve been focussing more on me (physical and mental health wise) I’ve ended up falling into some habits which are due to the change of living space and adapting to a new layout of room. When I moved I decided to […]

Weekend Reading

Reading time: 3 mins Another shitty week of news. A racist President, Nazis, terror attack in Barcelona. It’s not always easy steering the line through knowledge and despair. As ever, I’m staying away from such news here. Not because I don’t care, but because I need an outlet where it isn’t always front and centre, all the damn time. […]