A Change in My Politics

There’s been a change in my politics recently, particularly in recent months.  A very sharp change in fact. After my country’s recent decision to leave the EU that’s become all the more apparent.  There was once upon a time I dreamed of the UK leaving the EU and seriously hoped that would happen.  Yet ironically when it came to actually voting, I chose to Remain and was similarly depressed by our democratic decision to leave.   So how and why did my politics change so much and what was my politics in the first place??Continue reading

Dealing with Criticism

I want to talk about dealing with criticism.  Criticism is something you’re inevitably going to go through whatever you do.  Especially if you actually stand for something.   It’s important to remember it’s ok to royally fuck up sometimes especially when you have good intentions behind those actions.  These embarrassing moments are often the times you learn the most and the quickest.  Everyone stumbles.  The people that never succeed are the people that didn’t fail enough.  All that being said, sometimes you can do everything right and with the best of intentions and still receive staunch criticism from people.Continue reading

90s Hip Hop VS Now

The so called ‘Golden Era’ 90s Hip Hop VS Now is something that is regularly debated.  Often in favour of the former.  People want to talk about how the youth of today just don’t understand Hip Hop.  I hear the arguments but to be honest I think it echoes that of the older generation moaning about Hip Hop when it was first developed.  Or similarly the older generation before them complaining about this new ‘evil’ Rock music, or ‘devil music’ as some would have referred to it.Continue reading

Bullshit Detector!!

I’ve been working hard developing my bullshit detector…. Let me explain.  Lately I’ve been very deep in thought…. For a large part of my time in recent months, I’ve been questioning what I believe and whether it really is true or not.

How and why do you believe what you believe?  How do you know if it’s true or not? Does it even matter??Continue reading