Extreme masculinity in a feminising world: problematic or beneficial?

What does it mean to be a Man in the modern day? I've been wrestling with this problem as of late. Is the traditional representation of masculinity, of what it is to be a Man necessary in the modern day? Are we becoming more feminine, and if so, is this a bad thing? From Boy … Continue reading Extreme masculinity in a feminising world: problematic or beneficial?

Weetbix and sugar,

All my life I believed that I didn't deserve nutri-grain, that I couldn't obtain nutri-grain; a childhood spent deprived of such luxuries. I never thought I'd be captain, I never thought I'd rise above. A life spent missing the mark, falling short, the usual story of trauma and unrealised potential. Experiences that shaped me, that … Continue reading Weetbix and sugar,

Receiving feedback.

Receiving feedback is difficult; no matter how it's delivered. Feedback reveals to us our fallibility, our tenderness, it casts a spotlight upon our errors., and this hurts. It hurts because we immediately become self-conscious, and the light of admiration under which we place ourselves, dims slightly. We realise that we weren't shining as bright as … Continue reading Receiving feedback.

Wrestling with Serpents.

Wrestling with the Serpent; slippery and strong. With teeth like razors, your entire being becomes put under question... will you last the fight? To defeat the Serpent, you must know the Serpent within. An intimate understanding of the enemy, knowledge of the location of the soft-tissue is of great benefit to the campaign against Serpents … Continue reading Wrestling with Serpents.