What Does Being in the Moment Even Mean?

There’s a lot of buzz around being ‘in the moment’ now. From the translations of ancient Eastern scriptures, to the tagline of present-day guru yoga-mums and self-proclaimed enlightened Instagrammers. But what does it even mean to be in the moment? What is the moment? If it’s right now, then how can we not be in […]

Business Trip to Birmingham

I arrive at the bus station an hour and ten minutes early; urged out the door of the flat by that overly proactive tendency to move. I figured I would sit and write somewhere before my journey – a 9 hour coach trip to Birmingham – to get my thoughts straight. I passed my usual […]

The Changing Face of the Internet: Where is Technology Taking Us?

In a Starbucks on Leith Walk, not a single person is sitting without their laptop out. Well, almost; there is one woman with a book, the savage. I know a lot of people who would cry out at this scene. “Where has our sense of connection gone?” “Why does nobody communicate anymore?” The answer to […]