Month: July 2016

10 July

There was a night, a couple of months ago, when Dom and I were talking about the logistics of him taking a job in the East Midlands. We really didn’t know how it was going to work – commuting to my job in London would cost more than rent; and I doubted I’d ever find creative work in the wilds of Northamptonshire. It was a real pickle. But then I had an idea: I’d spend the year studying for a masters and start a copywriting business to fund it all. I’d commute into London a couple of times a week for uni, and spend the rest of the time working from home. It was one of those plans that seemed deceptively simple – and if I’m honest, it still does. Fast forward a few weeks, and you’ll find two people sitting on camp chairs in an empty living room, a little pile of foil takeaway containers at their feet. There are fairy lights and a record player, and housewarming champagne, but that’s all. Outside it’s quiet. So blissfully, blissfully quiet. I’ve rarely felt as young, or Read More