Another Saturday night, another essay down the hatch. A politics meets philosophy manifesto that stretched my achingly pragmatic brain far beyond its comfort zone. But philosophical ignorance aside, it’s time to celebrate. Because that submission meant tools down for the year. Schools out. I have my weekends back. And I can confirm that the ‘nothing to do, nowhere to be’ feeling is just as grand as it was in my undergraduate years. (Though I can’t say the same for my manner of celebration.)Continue reading
You know that middle point in a project. Between the initial sparkle of possibility and the triumphant first goal. When uncertainty, frustration, vulnerability and discomfort come to visit and nudge you to go back, or give up. I’m there, and it’s the worst.