Bringing You To Tears One Masterpiece At A Time

Aug 20th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

When my phone pinged on Thursday morning, a photograph of me standing in front of Michelangelo’s Madonna of Bruges was the last thing I was expecting. “This made me smile,” my friend texted. “I just remembered how much you loved that day!” I did love that day. We stood outside the Church of Our Lady for a full thirty minutes in minus fifteen degrees before...

Maintaining Your Mental Health in 2018

Jan 15th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

Maintaining mental health can be difficult at the best of times, but when life becomes that little bit too overwhelming it can get a whole lot worse. As someone who suffers from many a mental issue (bar the fact that I’m a writer so, naturally, fictional characters whisper in my ear on a daily basis), I’ve discovered that the trick to maintaining mental health isn’t...

A Day in the Life of a Freelancer

Jun 12th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 10 min read

10.00 am Before you ask, yes 10am is the time my days usually start. As you’ll come to realise by the end of this post, my days aren’t 9 to 5, I don’t work 8 hour days with an hour break in the middle and I sure as hell don’t go to sleep at a decent hour... not unless I’m ill. For the record, I...