Tag Archives: Friends

Midnight Cowboy

Boots may be one step too far. The Stetson, i’m happy with. Not typically a hat person, i’ve taken the leap and saunter down Sixth sporting my new look with trepidation and pride. Boots though, i’m less sure: it’s a … Continue reading

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A Gradient of Formality

As friendships grow deeper, we share a common language: experiences shape us and we reference them constantly. “Do you remember when…“. Over the last day, as Rich has been with me in Amsterdam, we’ve sat at some cafes by the … Continue reading

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Friends Forever?

We were in a conversation today about establishing communities when Laura reminded me about ‘Friendship Books‘. A thing of our childhood, before the days of t’internet, the premise was this: a book, made of actual paper, where you wrote a … Continue reading

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Familiarity: never stop exploring

It’s seven PM here, but my body is telling me it’s late morning and it hasn’t slept since Sunday. The perils of travel: disorientation, fractured routines, a sense of the unknown. Except this trip is to Singapore, a place i’ve … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Balance

It’s a mistake to think that balance is the end point: it’s not. It’s the familiar yet fleeting landmark we pass through periodically whilst weathering the tides of change. To think we are aiming for balance is to invite disappointment … Continue reading

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Who shot the Sheriff? Why stories matter

Twenty years ago, a group of small town friends gathered in a field for a Wild West themed party. At twenty years of age, it was a rather raucous affair. This weekend, older, maybe wiser, it happened again. Age has … Continue reading

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If you learn one instrument, is it easier to learn another? Economies in learning.

Road trip! Yes, five friends and I are squeezing into Rufus and we’re heading to Brighton to see a Norwegian band called Katzenjammer. This is quite intrepid and earplugs may be required, not for the band, who are instrumental norwegian … Continue reading

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