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On creativity

On creativity

(Photography is one of my primary creative outlets and illustrating abstract concepts is really hard AND photos of me blogging at my laptop are really boring, so this post is full of sunset pictures that I’m pleased with, because being by the ocean, at sunset no less, is definitely when I feel my most creative. And breathe. Onto the blog.) I was always a very studious kid. I loved school. I both liked, and had some aptitude for, almost every…

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Climbing Snowdon for the stubborn

Climbing Snowdon for the stubborn

Compromise is the one of the cornerstones of any good relationship. Jake wanted to climb a mountain. I wanted to stay at sea level and cuddle. So we climbed a mountain (did we do it right?). It’s become a running joke that while I like walking and cycling, I very much prefer to do so on flat ground. Seriously, what kind of masochist enjoys going uphill? It burns, it hurts, you sweat and it’s overall an unpleasant physical experience (I…

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Why Instagram fitness is the worst

Why Instagram fitness is the worst

A few years ago, I was a lightweight rower. I counted calories and weighed myself daily, timing my meagre meals around my training sessions so I could fuel myself enough to train for several hours each day while also rapidly shedding weight. It was not an easy, or healthy, way to live. Along with the dysfunctional eating habits eventually came the promised reward; the scale went down, I got closer and closer to competition weight and my muscles starting bulging…

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